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Bahrain: Maryam Al-Khawaja eventually released but clampdown on civil society must end

The ICJ has joined more than 150 other NGO in condemning the politically motivated arrest of human rights defender and co-director of the Gulf Centre for Human Rights, Maryam Al-Khawaja on 30 August. She was eventually released today while trial ongoing and with travel ban.

September 18, 2014

ICJ joins NGO statement to Human Rights Council on drones

The ICJ joined several other international organisations in today’s open letter to the UN Human Rights Council sharing concerns about State practices of targeted killings and the use of armed drones.

September 17, 2014

Thailand: enforced disappearances

ICJ affiliate the Colombian Commission of Jurists today delivered an oral statement at the UN Human Rights Council, concerning enforced disappearances in Thailand.

September 16, 2014

Amnesty International and ICJ parallel event on armed drones

Amnesty International and the ICJ will hold a parallel event, in the margins of the UN Human Rights Council’s 27th session in Geneva, on armed drones and international law, to be held on Thursday 18 September 2014 at 13:30 in room XXIV of the Palais des Nations.

September 16, 2014
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