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Greece: Conference on administrative detention of migrants and asylum seekers

The International Commission of Jurists and the Greek Council for Refugees will hold today a two-day conference on administrative detention of migrants and asylum seekers according to international and Greek law.

September 15, 2014

Pakistan: ICJ calls for immediate halt to Shoaib Sarwar’s imminent execution

The ICJ urgently calls on the Pakistani Government to halt the imminent execution of Shoaib Sarwar, scheduled to take place on 18 September 2014.

September 12, 2014

Injustice in Cambodia

An opinion piece by Kingsley Abbott, ICJ International Legal Adviser on Southeast Asia.

September 11, 2014

Egypt: release 23 individuals arrested in the context of a protest and drop charges against them

The ICJ calls for the immediate and unconditional release of the 23 individuals, most of who are human rights defenders, arrested on 21 June 2014 in the context of a peaceful protest in Heliopolis, Cairo. All charges against them should be dropped.

September 10, 2014

Arab League’s Human Rights Court will not bring justice to victims of violations

The ICJ today dismissed the adoption by the League of Arab States (LAS) of the Statute of the Arab Court of Human Rights as an empty gesture that will do nothing for the victims of human rights violations in the Middle East and North African (MENA) region.

September 9, 2014