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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

ICJ announces a call for applications for its Third International Human Rights Training Programme for Lawyers from Central Asia

The objective of the programme is to enhance knowledge of international human rights law of lawyers practicing in the area of criminal justice, and to equip them to apply this knowledge in their practice in national courts and to make effective use of international human rights mechanisms.

January 10, 2017
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