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Russian Federation: ICJ calls for an end to improper interrogation of lawyers

The ICJ is concerned at the reported improper interrogation as a witness of lawyer Marina Moshko and searches of her apartment and office by investigators of the Investigative Committee of Russia together with officers of the St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region Federal Security Service.

May 3, 2016

Thailand: five years on, international organizations renew their call for the release of Somyot Phrueksakasemsuk

On the eve of the five-year anniversary of his detention, the ICJ and other international organizations condemn the ongoing and arbitrary deprivation of liberty of human rights defender Somyot Phrueksakasemsuk and call on Thailand’s authorities to immediately and unconditionally release him.

April 29, 2016

Finalists for the Martin Ennals Award 2016 selected

The three human rights defenders selected for the award are Zone 9 Bloggers (Ethiopia), Ilham Tohti (China) and Razan Zaitouneh (Syria). The ICJ is member of the MEA Jury.

April 27, 2016

Vietnam: alleged torture of Human Rights Defender Tran Thi Hong must be investigated

The ICJ and 32 other human rights groups are calling on the Vietnamese authorities to carry out a prompt, impartial, independent and effective investigation into allegations that Tran Thi Hong, a member of the Vietnamese Women for Human Rights (VNWHR) was tortured.

April 26, 2016
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