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Mekong Region: ICJ and EarthRights consider means to improve access to justice for victims of extraterritorial corporate human rights harms

“States must take steps to strengthen access to justice for victims of extraterritorial corporate human rights harms in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam (‘CLMTV’)”, according to dozens of human rights lawyers from the Mekong Region at a Workshop hosted by the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and EarthRights International on 8 and 9 […]

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Thailand: Government and companies must effectively implement commitments under the National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights

The draft Second National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights (2023-2027) (NAP), now being considered in a public hearing (2 August to 19 September), must be reviewed to ensure its consistency with international standards and effective implementation, urged participants of the online discussion organized by the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and partners on […]

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Thailand: Adoption of law to address torture and enforced disappearance is a step forward, but significant shortcomings remain

On the occasion of International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and Amnesty International consider the adoption of the long-delayed legislation on torture, ill-treatment and enforced disappearance bill to constitute an important step toward the prevention and redress of these crimes. The organizations regret, however, that deficiencies in […]

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