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UN Human Rights Council adopts resolutions on independence of judges & lawyers

The ICJ welcomes the adoption today, by consensus, of two UN Human Rights Council resolutions on the independence of judges & lawyers.

June 22, 2017

Pakistan: prominent Human Rights Defender Asma Jahangir threatened

Pakistani authorities need to ensure a prompt, impartial and effective investigation into a barrage of assaults and threats against lawyers in the premises of the Lahore High Court, the ICJ, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said today.

June 22, 2017

United Arab Emirates: end the arbitrary imprisonment of prominent rights defender Ahmed Mansoor

The Martin Ennals Foundation and the ten human rights organizations that make up the jury of the Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders (MEA), including the ICJ, today renewed their appeal to the UAE government to release immediately and unconditionally Ahmed Mansoor.

June 20, 2017
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