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Belarus: ICJ deplores the continuing reprisals against independent lawyers

Reprisals against independent lawyers in Belarus must end, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) said today. The ICJ calls on the Bar Association of Belarus, the Bar Association of Minsk, and the Ministry of Justice to cease the practice of the use of “re-certification” procedures, disciplinary proceedings, and disbarments as an effective means of reprisals […]

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Regression on Abortion Access Harms Women in Poland

Human Rights Organizations Intervene in Cases Before the European Court of Human Rights on Poland’s Abortion Law One year after the ruling of Poland’s discredited Constitutional Tribunal banning access to abortion in almost all circumstances took effect, its devastating impact on the lives of women and all those in need of abortion care continues. The […]

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