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Strengthening the Rule of Law in Venezuela

Today, the ICJ Centre for the Independence of Judges and Lawyers published two new documents on the independence and integrity of judges and lawyers in Venezuela.

November 27, 2014

The ICJ strongly condemns Malaysia’s decision to retain and strengthen sedition law

The ICJ today strongly condemned the decision by Prime Minister Najib Razak to retain and even strengthen the country’s 1948 Sedition Act despite having made a commitment in 2012 to repeal the Act.

November 27, 2014

Tajikistan: ICJ calls for steps to ensure independence of the legal profession

Following a visit to the country from 15 to 19 November, the ICJ called on the government of Tajikistan to take meaningful steps to ensure that the institutional independence of the legal profession and the personal integrity of individual lawyers are secured.

November 27, 2014

ICJ urges Bangladesh to act on long-overdue investigation into alleged attacks on lawyer

Bangladesh must immediately launch a thorough investigation into alleged attacks on a prominent human rights lawyer, the ICJ said today. The government appears to have taken no real action in the year since the events.

November 25, 2014
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