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ICJ welcomes General Assembly’s Third Committee’s adoption of resolution on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions

The ICJ welcomes the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee’s adoption of resolution A/C.3/69/L.47 on Extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions on 19 November most recently.

November 21, 2014

Thailand: End prosecution of civilians in military tribunals

Thailand must end immediately the prosecution of civilians in military tribunals and transfer all remaining cases to the civilian courts, said the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) today.

November 19, 2014

Bulgaria: ICJ observer at Todorova appeal hearing

A trial observer from the ICJ Centre for the Independence of Judges and Lawyers will observe today the hearing of an appeal of disciplinary sanctions imposed on Bulgarian judge Miroslava Todorova.

November 13, 2014

Judges from Southeast Asia discuss deciding cases involving human rights violations

For the fist time, about 40 judges and representatives from judicial training institutions across Southeast Asia gathered to discuss recent developments in international human rights law on the right to life, with a focus on extrajudicial executions, deaths in custody and enforced disappearances. 

November 7, 2014

Draconian secrecy rules at Guantánamo compound the flagrant violations of international law by the USA

The ICJ, REDRESS and OMCT submit report to the UN Committee Against Torture in Geneva ahead of its 12-13 November session on the USA.

November 6, 2014