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Sri Lanka: implement Task Force recommendations to deliver justice for victims of human rights abuse

The Sri Lankan government must deliver on the clear demand for justice from Sri Lankans nationwide by implementing the Consultation Task Force recommendations without further delay, the ICJ said today.

January 19, 2017

Supreme Court rules torture and rendition claims against UK government should proceed

Leading human rights organizations, including the ICJ, have hailed a landmark decision of the UK Supreme Court to hold the UK Government accountable for its role in human rights abuses overseas.

January 17, 2017

Russian Federation: ICJ publishes a briefing paper on international standards for independence, efficiency and quality of justice

The paper aims to analyze relevant international law and standards applicable to the topics discussed at a recent round table, including assessment of the work of judges and its impact on judicial independence; assignment of cases; quality of judgments; and enforcement of judgments.

January 17, 2017

Egypt: reinstate judges that have been arbitrarily removed from office in the “July 2013 Statement Case”

The ICJ today called on the Egyptian authorities to refrain from its attacks against independent judges and reinstate all those that have been removed from office following arbitrary and unfair disciplinary proceedings.

January 12, 2017
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