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Kazakhstan: ICJ endorses decision of the Astana Collegium of Lawyers in the case of Nurlan Beysekeyev

The ICJ considers the recent decision of the Collegium of Lawyers of Astana, which found no legal ground to initiate disciplinary proceedings against Nurlan Beysekeyev in relation to his representation of a client in Court, to be in line with international standards on the role of lawyers.

August 22, 2014

ICJ to present at Global Consultation on the Right to Challenge Detention

Matt Pollard and Alex Conte, of the ICJ’s International Law and Protection Programmes, will give presentations during the Global Consultation on the Right to Challenge the Lawfulness of Detention, to be held in Geneva on 1-2 September 2014.

August 12, 2014

Thailand: allegations of torture against activist Kritsuda Khunasen require immediate investigation

The Royal Thai Government must conduct a prompt, independent and impartial investigation into allegations that military officers subjected Kritsuda Khunasen to torture, while holding her in incommunicado detention at a secret location for nearly one month, the ICJ said today.

August 4, 2014

ICJ list of issues submission on Venezuela to UN Human Rights Committee

The ICJ today submitted to the Human Rights Committee information in preparation for the Committee’s examination of the fourth periodic report of Venezuela under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR).

July 25, 2014
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