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Venezuela: dismissal of Attorney General a further blow to the rule of law and accountability

The dismissal of Luisa Ortega was a politically motivated act that violates international standards, removes one of the last remaining institutional checks on executive authority and further entrenches impunity for gross human rights violations in the country, the ICJ says in a Briefing Paper.

August 16, 2017

Cambodia: free land activist and human rights defender Tep Vanny

Tep Vanny, one of Cambodia’s most prominent land activists and human rights defenders, will have spent one year in prison on 15 August for defending her community and exercising her human rights.

August 15, 2017

Nepal: transitional justice mechanisms have failed to ensure justice for victims

Transitional justice mechanisms must undergo serious reform in line with international human rights standards and the directives of Nepal’s Supreme Court in order to provide justice for victims of conflict-era human rights violations and abuses, the ICJ said in a discussion paper released today.

August 8, 2017

Spain turns its back on migrant children’s rights

An Opinion Editorial by Karolína Babická, Legal Adviser, ICJ Europe Programme.

August 7, 2017
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