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Pakistan: Supreme Court validation of military court trials a blow to the rule of law

Pakistan’s Supreme Court’s rejection of petitions by families of 16 people sentenced to death who complained of unfair trials in the country’s military courts seriously set back respect for human rights and the rule of law, the ICJ said today.

August 29, 2016

South Asian States must criminalize enforced disappearances and give justice to thousands of victims

Tens of thousands of enforced disappearances in South Asia can only be addressed if all the region’s governments immediately criminalize this serious human rights violation, said today lawyers and activists from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

August 29, 2016

ICJ document analyses investigation of arbitrary killings in the Philippines

The ICJ released today a briefing paper on investigation of extrajudicial executions in the Philippines.

August 23, 2016

ICJ and other groups alert Human Rights Council to Cambodia’s worsening human rights situation

Various non governmental organizations, including the ICJ have sent a letter calling on the Human Rights Council to adopt a resolution addressing Cambodia’s gravely deteriorating human rights situation.

August 18, 2016
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