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ICJ strongly condemns attack on its director in Central America

The ICJ said today that the attack on Ramón Cadena, its director in Central America, is deplorable evidence that human rights lawyers in Guatemala cannot carry out their activities without fear of reprisal.

August 16, 2016

Greece: ICJ and others intervene in case of unaccompanied children before European Court

The ICJ and others intervened before the European Court of Human Rights in a case of five undocumented children of Afghan nationality subject to detention and/or closed reception measures in Greece.

August 15, 2016

Zimbabwe: review of the Magistrate Court civil rules

The ICJ and the Judicial Service Commission of Zimbabwe (JSC) today held a one-day workshop in Harare to review the Magistrate Court Civil Rules.

August 12, 2016

Philippines: ICJ urges respect for institutional independence of the judiciary

The ICJ today urged President Duterte to respect the judiciary’s institutional independence and allow it to conduct its work, particularly in disciplining its own judges, without external influence or undue interference.

August 11, 2016

Belize scraps law targeting gay men

A law in Belize that disproportionately affects gay men was today ruled unconstitutional by the country’s Supreme Court after a three-year wait for the judgment.

August 10, 2016