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Burundi: renew UN inquiry, initiate suspension from Human Rights Council

The ICJ today joined other civil society organisations in calling for the UN Human Rights Council to renew the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi and to initiate suspension of Burundi’s membership in the Council, and other measures of justice and accountability.

September 19, 2017

Venezuela: ICJ calls for appointment of UN Special Rapporteur

In a statement to the UN Human Rights Council today, the ICJ called for the appointment of a Special Rapporteur on the situation for human rights in Venezuela, given the ongoing human rights and rule of law crisis in the country.

September 19, 2017

UN Statement: Private Military Security Companies

The ICJ today called for international legal regulation of private military and security companies, in an oral statement tot he UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, and welcomed recent steps towards this goal.

September 18, 2017

Event: renditions, extraditions and human rights

At a side event to the UN Human Rights Council on 22 September, the ICJ will discuss challenges in prevention of, and accountability for, violations of human rights in the US-led rendition system, and in the CIS region.

September 18, 2017
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