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India: the Supreme Court must fully protect the human rights of LGBT individuals

Supreme Court’s reconsideration of Section 377’s constitutionality is a watershed opportunity to uphold the rights to freedom and equality of every LGBT person, the ICJ said today.

July 20, 2018

Nepal: Draft bill on transitional justice falls short of international law and standards

The legitimacy and viability of the government of Nepal’s draft “Bill to Amend the Act on Commission on Investigation of Disappeared Persons, Truth and Reconciliation, 2014” must be questioned, said the ICJ, Amnesty International and Trial International today.

July 20, 2018

Cambodia: ICJ submission to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Cambodia

Today, the ICJ filed a submission to the Human Rights Council’s Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review in advance of its review of Cambodia’s human rights record in January/February 2019.

July 12, 2018

Poland: ICJ sitting and former judges call for immediate reinstatement of Supreme Court Justices

Twenty-two senior judges from across the globe wrote today to Polish President Andrzej Duda to condemn the recent attacks on the independence of the judiciary.

July 11, 2018

ICJ joins call for human rights and civil society in UN counter-terrorism strategy

The ICJ today joined other civil society organizations in calling for respect for human rights, and protection of and participation by civil society, to have a greater role in the UN Global Counter-terrorism Strategy.

July 11, 2018

ICJ joins call for strong UN Global Compact on Migration

The ICJ has joined almost 180 other organizations in calling for the final draft of the UN Global Compact on Migration (GCM) to reflect strong legal protections for human rights.

July 10, 2018