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Pakistan: The ICJ Denounces the Expulsion of Afghan Nationals Noting the Catastrophic Consequences for Refugees, Especially Women and Girls

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) strongly condemns the Government of Pakistan’s decision to expel over 1.4 million Afghan nationals, including unregistered refugees, forcibly removing them to a country where many, especially women and girls, have a well-founded fear of persecution. The organization is deeply concerned for the safety and well-being of people who have […]

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ICJ and IBAHRI call for accountability for mercenary predatory recruitment and serious human rights abuses

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and International Bar Association Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) called the Human Rights Council’s attention to the serious abuses amounting to crimes under international law linked to mercenary activities in the Sahel region of Africa, including allegations of unlawful killings, torture and ill-treatment, rape and other sexual violence, and enforced […]

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Zimbabwe: Serious human rights violations call into question the legitimacy and credibility of the Zimbabwe election results

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) has condemned the widespread human rights violations reported by election observers, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and human rights defenders which appears to have had an adverse impact on the fairness and legitimacy of the electoral process surrounding the 23 – 24 August national elections. Among the violations reported in the […]

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