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Turkey: ICJ urges for respect of the rule of law during state of emergency

The ICJ urges Turkish authorities to fully respect the rule of law and human rights under the recently declared state of emergency.

July 21, 2016

Libya: an independent and accountable judiciary is key to a successful transition

Libya must reform its legal framework and make revisions to the current draft Constitution in order to consolidate the rule of law and judicial independence and to address ongoing impunity in the transitional process, the ICJ said today.

July 21, 2016

Turkey: ICJ condemns purge of judiciary

At a critical moment for Turkish democracy, the ICJ today urged the government to uphold the rule of law and respect Turkey’s obligations under international human rights law. 

July 18, 2016

India: authorities must investigate excessive use of force in Kashmir

Indian authorities must immediately, independently and thoroughly investigate all incidents of excessive, particularly lethal, use of force in Kashmir over the past week, the ICJ said today.

July 18, 2016

Maldives: commute Humam’s death sentence and repeal capital punishment

The Maldives must immediately commute the death sentence imposed on Hussain Humam Ahmed and reinstate the 60-year old moratorium on capital punishment with a view towards abolishing it in law, the ICJ said today.

July 18, 2016

Cambodia: Kem Ley’s killing demands immediate credible and impartial investigation

The ICJ deplores the killing of Kem Ley, an outspoken human rights defender, political analyst and organizer of grassroots community activists, and calls on the Government to carry out a prompt, impartial and effective investigation to identify and bring to justice those responsible.

July 13, 2016