The ICJ is undertaking today a five-day mission to Uruguay to gather information concerning recent developments affecting the independence of the judiciary in the country.
The mission members will meet with a broad group of stakeholders in Uruguay.
The mission will also look at the impact that these developments have on the exercise of the right of victims to effective remedies for human rights violations.
The two-member mission will consist of ICJ Commissioner Belisário dos Santos Junior (picture) and Alejandro E. Salinas Rivera, member of the Advisory Committee of the ICJ Centre for the Independence of Judges and Lawyers.
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