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Malaysia: authorities must safeguard right to peaceful assembly at Bersih 4.0

The Malaysian authorities must take effective measures to actively protect the rights of participants at the Bersih 4.0 rally in Kuala Lumpur this weekend, and ensure that the rally takes place without violent obstruction by counter demonstrators, said the ICJ today.

August 28, 2015

Zimbabwe: Annual Conference of Southern African Chief Justices’ Forum focuses on right to fair trial

The Africa Regional Programme of the ICJ co-hosted the Southern African Chief Justices’ Forum Annual Conference in Zimbabwe, held on 27-28 August 2015 under the theme “Guaranteeing the Right to a Fair Trial in Africa; Show casing Best Practice”.

August 28, 2015

Colombia: la CIJ y la OMCT presentan un Amicus Curiae ante la Corte Constitucional

Hoy, la CIJ y la Organización Mundial Contra la Tortura (OMCT) presentaron a un Amicus Curiae ante la Corte Constitucional de Colombia, sobre una reforma constitucional (Acto Legislativo 01 de 25 de junio 2015, “Por el cual se reforma el artículo 221 de la Constitución Política de Colombia”).

August 26, 2015

Maldives: political crisis erodes rule of law and human rights

The Maldives government must immediately reverse the politicisation of the country’s judiciary and the erosion of rule of law in the country, said the ICJ and South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR) in a joint fact-finding report released today.

August 25, 2015
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