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Joint NGO submission to Committee against Torture on United States of America

The ICJ has submitted information, with REDRESS and OMCT, to the UN Committee against Torture in advance of its examination of the combined third to fifth periodic reports of the United States of America under the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT).

October 21, 2014

Bolivia: politicians’ “trial” of judges an affront to the independence of the judiciary

The ICJ condemns the imminent “trial” of Constitutional Court judges by Bolivia’s Senate, in proceedings that could see the judges sent to prison over politicians’ disagreement with a legal ruling.

October 16, 2014

Malaysia: government must protect lawyers protesting against sedition law

The Malaysian government must ensure a rally tomorrow by lawyers protesting the country’s stifling Sedition Act can proceed peacefully, without undue interference by the police, who must take lawful measures to prevent violence from counter protesters, said the ICJ today.

October 15, 2014

Urgent request for a United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) Special Session on accountability for grave and widespread human rights violations in Libya

The ICJ has joined other non-governmental organisations to urge the HRC and its members to support a Special Session on Libya.

October 15, 2014
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