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ICJ joins in call for attention to deteriorating human rights situation in Egypt

The ICJ today joined a call with six other international NGOs for members and observers of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) to pay special attention to the deteriorating human rights situation in Egypt ahead of and following the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Egypt.

October 22, 2014

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
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