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Malaysia: drop charges against human rights defender Lena Hendry

The ICJ expressed concern at today’s decision by the Kuala Lumpur High Court to dismiss the challenge by Lena Hendry, programme coordinator of the human rights advocacy organization Pusat Komas, to the constitutionality of elements of the Film Censorship Act 2002. 

April 11, 2014

Swaziland: ICJ concerned at moves to re-arrest human rights defenders Thulani Maseko and Bheki Makhubu

The ICJ is gravely concerned at reports that fresh arrest warrants have been issued for human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko and journalist Bheki Makhubu following efforts by the court to have them remanded in custody.

April 9, 2014

Oustanding debts to settle: the economics accomplices of the dictatorship in Argentina

This is the English title of a book by Horacio Verbitsky and Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, with contributions from more than twenty specialists, which reveals complicity between private actors and the dictatorship in Argentina.

April 7, 2014

La CIJ rechaza resolución del tribunal de honor del colegio de abogados y denuncia que está en marcha pacto de impunidad amplio en Guatemala

El 5 de abril de 2014 tribunal de honor del colegio de abogados de Guatemala emitió una resolución en la que acordó la “suspensión temporal en el ejercicio de su profesión a la jueza Yasmin Barrios” por haber faltado el respeto al abogado Moises Galindo.

April 5, 2014

Symposium for judges in Zimbabwe

The Judicial Service Commission of Zimbabwe and the ICJ are holding a first-term symposium for Judges from Zimbabwe at Elephant Hills, Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe on 4-5 April 2014.

April 4, 2014