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Egypt: Civil society faces existential threat

The ICJ has joined other international NGOs in a joint statement of concern about the severe and worsening repression of civil society in Egypt.

June 23, 2016

Human Rights Council at 10: Civil society recommendations

In a joint briefing paper published on the occasion of the anniversary of the Human Rights Council, 20 leading national, regional and international human rights NGOs have outlined a series of concrete steps and proposals that would strengthen the impact of the Council’s work.

April 29, 2016

ICJ Victoria (Australia Section) call for human rights approach to countering violent extremism

The Australian Section of the ICJ, in Victoria, has called for a human rights based approach to countering the threat of violent extremism within the counter-terrorism strategy of the Australian Government.

December 14, 2015

Myanmar: briefing paper on Criminal Defamation Laws

Myanmar’s Parliament must abolish or extensively amend its criminal defamation laws to ensure the protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, said the ICJ today.

November 26, 2015

Tunisia: amend draft law on the High Judicial Council to comply with international standards

The ICJ today called on the members of the Tunisian parliament to amend the draft law on the High Judicial Council (HJC), with a view to ensuring its full compliance with international standards on judicial independence.

September 14, 2015

Tunisia: revise Counter-Terrorism Law to conform to international standards

In a position paper published today, the ICJ called on the Tunisian President to refrain from promulgating the flawed Counter-Terrorism Law that was adopted by the Assembly of the People’s Representatives on 25 July 2015.

August 6, 2015