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Myanmar: Protection of Rohingya Minority, UN Special Session

The ICJ today addressed an emergency Special Session of the UN Human Rights Council on Myanmar, outlining key requirements for the protection of the Rohingya minority, including safe and voluntary return of refugees.

December 5, 2017

UN treaty on business and human rights: ICJ and other NGOs call for broader scope

Human rights NGOs call for a treaty to cover all business enterprises and not only those of transnational character.

October 24, 2017

The role of judges, lawyers, and prosecutors in preventing torture

The ICJ today highlighted the role of judges, lawyers, and prosecutors at a UN seminar on prevention of torture in police custody and pre-trial detention.

October 6, 2017

ICJ’s Submission to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Azerbaijan

Today, the ICJ made a submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Azerbaijan.

October 5, 2017

UN Human Rights Council: achievements and failures of the 36th session

The ICJ has joined other NGOs in welcoming action by the HRC on Yemen, Burundi, and DRC, as well as on reprisals and intimidation against civil society and human rights defenders, and the death penalty, while expressing disappointment about lack of adequate action on other matters.

October 2, 2017

Cambodia and the Rule of Law: UN Statement

The ICJ today highlighted a sharp deterioration in the situation for human rights and the rule of law, in a statement to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

September 27, 2017