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Pakistan: resuming executions will not provide justice for Peshawar school attack

Pakistan should immediately halt carrying out the death penalty, said the ICJ today after two people were executed in the wake of the horrific attack on a school in Peshawar that killed 149 people, nearly all of them children.

December 20, 2014

ICJ presents expert opinion on migrants detention before Bosnian Constitutional Court

The ICJ presented today an expert opinion on the international law applicable to administrative detention of non-citizens before the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

December 19, 2014

Sudan: ICJ calls for release of arbitrarily detained lawyers Dr Amin Mekki Medani and Farouk Abu Issa

Prominent human rights lawyer Dr Amin Mekki Medani, and lawyer and political opposition leader Farouk Abu Issa, remain in detention at an unknown location. The two men were arbitrarily arrested by the Sudanese authorities in early December.

December 19, 2014

Nepal: independence critical for justice panels

The Nepal government should ensure more victim participation and improve transparency when selecting candidates for two independent commissions on the country’s decade-long conflict, the ICJ and other groups said today.

December 19, 2014
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