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Martin Ennals Award: Emirati blogger Ahmed Mansoor is the 2015 Laureate

Selected by a jury of 10 Global Human Rights organizations, including the ICJ, Ahmed Mansoor could not come to Geneva to collect the 2015 Award, as he has been banned from travelling. Robert Sann Aung (Myanmar) and Asmaou Diallo (Guinea) receive Martin Ennals Prizes.

October 6, 2015
September ICJ E-Bulletin on counter-terrorism and human rights – no. 96

September ICJ E-Bulletin on counter-terrorism and human rights – no. 96

Read the 96th issue of ICJ’s monthly newsletter on proposed and actual changes in counter-terrorism laws, policies and practices and their impact on human rights at the national, regional and international levels.

October 6, 2015

Rights groups and the Indonesian Supreme Court convene regional judicial dialogue on judging with a gender perspective

Judges and representatives of judicial training institutions from 9 countries across Southeast Asia gathered in Jakarta, Indonesia, to discuss how judicial decision-making can be further strengthened from a gender perspective.

October 6, 2015

Zimbabwe: prosecutors training of trainers on regulation, code of ethics and prosecutorial guidelines

With support from the European Union (EU) and ICJ, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) held the first of two training of trainers in Bulawayo from 2-4 October 2015.

October 4, 2015

Ukraine: lawyer Andriy Visnevsky wrongfully disbarred for exercising freedom of expression

The ICJ is concerned at the recent disbarment of lawyer Andriy Vishnevsky, Director of the Coordination Centre of Legal Aid of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine.

October 2, 2015

Sri Lanka: ICJ welcomes UN resolution on accountability, urges action

The ICJ today welcomed the adoption by the UN Human Rights Council of a further resolution on promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka.

October 1, 2015