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ICJ list of issues submission on Venezuela to UN Human Rights Committee

The ICJ today submitted to the Human Rights Committee information in preparation for the Committee’s examination of the fourth periodic report of Venezuela under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR).

July 25, 2014

Swaziland: ICJ condemns the harsh prison term imposed on Thulani Maseko and Bheki Makhubu

The ICJ condemned today the sentence imposed on Thulani Rudolph Maseko and Bheki Makhubu following their conviction on two counts of contempt of court.

July 25, 2014

Thailand: interim Constitution seems to ignore key pillars of rule of law

The new interim Constitution unveiled on Tuesday by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) includes several provisions that place the NCPO and its agents above the rule of law, the ICJ said today.

July 24, 2014

ICJ welcomes European Court ruling on renditions and secret detentions

Today’s judgments of the European Court of Human Rights, finding Poland responsible for violating the human rights of two victims of CIA renditions and secret detentions, involving enforced disappearance and torture, is a victory for the rule of law in Europe, the ICJ said today.

July 24, 2014
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