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Myanmar: scrap ‘race and religion laws’ that could fuel discrimination and violence

Myanmar’s parliament must reject or extensively revise a series of proposed laws that would entrench already widespread discrimination and risk fuelling further violence against religious minorities, Amnesty International and the ICJ said today.

March 3, 2015

National Security and Human Rights Defenders: UN Side Event

A major side event at the Human Rights Council, featuring current and former UN Special Rapporteurs together with human rights defenders from Swaziland and Zimbabwe, will discussion national security and human rights defenders, on 10 March.

March 2, 2015

ICJ and ECRE fourth submission on the implementation of M.S.S. judgment

The ICJ and ECRE presented a joint letter on the situation of the asylum and reception systems in Greece to the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe.

March 2, 2015

NGOs call for UN Special Rapporteur on Privacy

The ICJ today joins with dozens of other NGOs from around the world in an open letter calling for the UN Human Rights Council to establish a Special Rapporteur on Privacy at its current session.

March 2, 2015
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