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Bolivia: politicians’ “trial” of judges an affront to the independence of the judiciary

The ICJ condemns the imminent “trial” of Constitutional Court judges by Bolivia’s Senate, in proceedings that could see the judges sent to prison over politicians’ disagreement with a legal ruling.

October 16, 2014

Malaysia: government must protect lawyers protesting against sedition law

The Malaysian government must ensure a rally tomorrow by lawyers protesting the country’s stifling Sedition Act can proceed peacefully, without undue interference by the police, who must take lawful measures to prevent violence from counter protesters, said the ICJ today.

October 15, 2014

Workshop to promote women’s human rights in the Southeast Asian judicial system

Judges and representatives from judicial institutes from across Southeast Asia are attending a regional workshop to discuss how they can help counter gender-based violence and gender stereotypes.

October 15, 2014

Thailand: court ruling raises questions about protection against torture

The Royal Thai Government should comply with its international human rights obligations to provide remedies and reparation to victims of torture or other ill-treatment, the ICJ, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said today.

October 13, 2014

La CIJ pide al Congreso de la República de Guatemala la abolición de la pena de muerte

La CIJ también pide la ratificación del Segundo Protocolo Opcional al Pacto Internacional de Derechos Civiles y Políticos.

October 10, 2014