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Sri Lanka: communal violence, reconciliation and justice mechanisms (UN statement)

The ICJ spoke at the UN today on concerns about a resurgence of communal violence, and a failure to implement reconciliation and justice mechanisms, in Sri Lanka.

March 19, 2018

Pakistan: blasphemy laws, military trials, and impunity (UN statement)

The ICJ today delivered an oral statement at the UN calling on Pakistan to amend or repeal blasphemy laws, end military trials of civilians, and take effective measures against impunity.

March 19, 2018

Philippines: the Government should reconsider withdrawal from ICC

The Government of the Philippines should reconsider and reverse its hasty and ill-conceived decision to withdraw as a State Party to the Rome Statute to the International Criminal Court, the ICJ said today.

March 19, 2018

Speech: the human rights and rule of law situation in Asia

Today, Kingsley Abbott, ICJ’s Senior International Legal Adviser, gave the keynote address on the human rights and rule of law situation in Asia at the Asia News Network’s (ANN) international symposium on upcoming elections in Asia.

March 16, 2018
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