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New ICJ report: Financial institutions and the rights of the child

The conduct of international financial institutions (IFIS) often has a substantial, sometimes adverse, impact on the enjoyment of human rights of persons affected directly or indirectly by their activities.

April 17, 2014

Malaysia: ICJ saddened by death of prominent lawyer and human rights defender Karpal Singh

Karpal Singh, a prominent Malaysian lawyer, human rights defender and parliamentarian who fought courageously for equality, justice and democracy in the country, was killed in a road accident.

April 17, 2014

Nepal: reject draft Truth and Reconciliation bill

Nepali legislators should reject problematic provisions of the proposed Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) bill introduced in parliament on April 9, 2014, said Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the ICJ.

April 17, 2014

ICJ submission on Thailand to the UN Committee against Torture

The ICJ has submitted an alternative report in advance of the Committee against Torture examination of Thailand’s initial report under the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.

April 11, 2014
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