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Increasing the impact of UN independent experts

The ICJ has joined other leading human rights NGOs in setting out a range of specific measures to increase the effectiveness of UN Special Procedures – independent experts appointed by the Human Rights Council to address particular themes or countries.

June 28, 2017

Kazakhstan: ICJ urges the government to refrain from interference with the legal profession

Government moves to amend the regulatory framework of the legal profession in Kazakhstan may undermine its independence and are contrary to the principle of self-regulation of the profession, the ICJ said today.

June 28, 2017

Thailand must follow through on commitments to prevent torture and other ill-treatment

Amnesty International (AI) and the ICJ welcome the commitments made by the Royal Thai Government to prevent torture and other ill-treatment and urge authorities to ensure no further delay in implementing these undertakings.

June 26, 2017
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