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Atrocity conviction of Chad’s ex-dictator Hissène Habré upheld

An appeals court’s confirmation of the conviction for crimes against humanity, war crimes and torture of Hissène Habré, the former president of Chad, is a vindication of the decades-long campaign waged by his survivors, the ICJ and two human rights groups supporting the victims said today.

April 27, 2017

Human rights-based approach key to effectively countering phenomenon of foreign terrorist fighters

An expert meeting organized by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) in Warsaw focused on the human rights-compliant implementation of legislation and policies to counter the foreign terrorist fighter phenomenon. The ICJ partnered in the event.

April 27, 2017

Martin Ennals Award 2017: and then there were three finalists

Mohamed Zaree (Egypt, photo), FreeThe5KH (Cambodia) and Karla Avelar (El Salvador) will compete for this prestigious award given to human rights defenders who have shown deep commitment and face great personal risk. The ICJ is member of the MEA Jury.

April 26, 2017

Training in Athens on the rights of migrant children

Today, the ICJ and Greek Council for Refugees are holding a training for lawyers on the rights of migrant children and on accessing international human rights mechanisms in Athens.

April 26, 2017
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