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Russian Federation: the legal profession requires reform to become stronger

Today, the ICJ released a report calling for reform of the legal profession in the Russian Federation.

November 24, 2015

Africa: sexual and gender based violence, fair trial rights and the rights of victims

The ICJ has released a paper reflecting discussions on the implementation of international law and standards on sexual and gender based violence within the context of fair trial standards.

November 5, 2015

Pakistan: trials for ‘blasphemy’ fundamentally unfair – ICJ new report

People accused of violating Pakistan’s draconian “blasphemy laws” face proceedings that are glaringly flawed, said the ICJ in a new report published today.

November 4, 2015

Venezuela: Human rights and Rule of Law in deep crisis

A report launched today by the ICJ highlights a significant degradation in recent years of the situation of human rights and independence of the judiciary in Venezuela.

October 29, 2015

ICJ and UNICEF publish Guide for States on children’s rights and business

Jointly elaborated by the ICJ and UNICEF, at the request of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, this Guide offers to States practical examples and best practices on how to protect and ensure the realization of the rights of the child in the context of business operations.

September 2, 2015

Maldives: political crisis erodes rule of law and human rights

The Maldives government must immediately reverse the politicisation of the country’s judiciary and the erosion of rule of law in the country, said the ICJ and South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR) in a joint fact-finding report released today.

August 25, 2015