The International Commission of Jurists today called on the government of Viet Nam to immediately return human rights defender Pham Chi Dung’s passport so he can travel to the United States to testify before Congress later this month.
On Tuesday 22 April 2014 Judge Mpendulo Simelane began hearing evidence in the High Court in Swaziland in the trial of human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko and journalist Bheki Makhubu for contempt of court.
The ICJ welcomes the 16 April 2014 judgment of the Court of Appeal of Victoria, Australia, in Christian Youth Camps Ltd & Anor v Cobaw Community Health Services Ltd & Ors  VSCA 75. The ICJ intervened as amicus curiae in the case.
Nepali legislators should reject problematic provisions of the proposed Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) bill introduced in parliament on April 9, 2014, said Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the ICJ.