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Argentina: ICJ Calls for effective investigation into the death of Prosecutor Alberto Nisman

The investigation into the reported death of Argentinian prosecutor Alberto Nisman must be thorough, prompt and impartial, the ICJ said today.

January 19, 2015

Uruguay: La lucha por Verdad y Justicia en la Encrucijada – nuevo informe

Es crucial que el próximo Gobierno del Dr Tabaré Vázquez en Uruguay haga todo lo posible para revertir la parálisis en las investigaciones de derechos humanos y dé un impulso renovado a la búsqueda de los desaparecidos, dijo hoy la CIJ, al anunciar la publicación de su nuevo informe.

January 19, 2015

ICJ condemns execution of six persons in Indonesia: the death penalty is a perversion of justice

The ICJ condemned the execution in Indonesia of six persons convicted of drug trafficking offences. Other rights groups issued similar denunciations.

January 18, 2015

Tajikistan: ICJ concerned at conviction of lawyer Shukhrat Kudratov

The ICJ today expressed its concern at the prosecution and conviction of lawyer Shukhrat Kudratov by Dushanbe City Court on charges of fraud and bribery.

January 14, 2015

Malaysia: ICJ condemns lawyer’s arrest, calls for repeal of Sedition Act

The ICJ today condemned the arrest and investigation of prominent human rights lawyer and co-founder of Lawyers for Liberty, Eric Paulsen, under the archaic 1948 Sedition Act.

January 13, 2015

Bolivia: ICJ condemns removal and forced resignation of Constitutional Court judges by Legislative Assembly

Reacting to the Bolivian Senate’s “judgment” removing Constitutional Court judge Soraida Rosario Chanez Chire from office, the ICJ condemned the proceedings as fundamentally flawed and in violation of international standards for the independence of judges.

January 8, 2015