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Swaziland: ICJ condemns the harsh prison term imposed on Thulani Maseko and Bheki Makhubu

The ICJ condemned today the sentence imposed on Thulani Rudolph Maseko and Bheki Makhubu following their conviction on two counts of contempt of court.

July 25, 2014

Thailand: interim Constitution seems to ignore key pillars of rule of law

The new interim Constitution unveiled on Tuesday by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) includes several provisions that place the NCPO and its agents above the rule of law, the ICJ said today.

July 24, 2014

ICJ welcomes European Court ruling on renditions and secret detentions

Today’s judgments of the European Court of Human Rights, finding Poland responsible for violating the human rights of two victims of CIA renditions and secret detentions, involving enforced disappearance and torture, is a victory for the rule of law in Europe, the ICJ said today.

July 24, 2014

Russian Federation: ICJ concerned at prosecution of lawyer Georgy Antonov

The ICJ today expressed concern at recent attempts by Russian investigative authorities to impede the work of lawyer Georgy Antonov.

July 22, 2014

NGOs urge Court of Appeal to preserve access to justice to torture victims in UK rendition case

From Monday 21 July the Court of Appeal will hear the case of Abdul-Hakim Belhaj and Other v. Jack Straw & Others.

July 21, 2014

Swaziland: ICJ condemns the conviction of celebrated human rights lawyer and prominent journalist on charges of contempt of court

The ICJ is appalled by the decision of the High Court in Swaziland to convict Thulani Rudolph Maseko and Bheki Makhubu on contempt of court charges.

July 18, 2014