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Turkey: emergency measures have gravely damaged the rule of law

Nearly five months after the failed coup attempt in Turkey, the country remains locked in an acute rule of law crisis. The government must take urgent steps to restore the rule of law, the ICJ said today.

December 6, 2016

Philippines: joint statement on effort to reintroduce death penalty

A joint statement calls on members of the House of Representatives of the Philippines to stop further attempts to reintroduce the death penalty and to block any legislation that subverts human rights.

December 5, 2016
ICJ E-Bulletin on counter-terrorism and human rights – no. 107

ICJ E-Bulletin on counter-terrorism and human rights – no. 107

Read the 107th issue of ICJ’s monthly newsletter on proposed and actual changes in counter-terrorism laws, policies and practices and their impact on human rights at the national, regional and international levels.

December 5, 2016

Training in Italy on the rights of migrant children

Today, the ICJ and Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna are holding a training for lawyers on the rights of migrant children and on accessing international human rights mechanisms in Pisa (Italy).

December 2, 2016

European Union directive on counterterrorism is seriously flawed

European Union Member States must ensure that a new effort to standardise counterterrorism laws does not undermine fundamental freedoms and the rule of law, a group of international human rights organisations said today.

November 30, 2016

Philippines: Congress should block effort to reintroduce death penalty

The Philippines House of Representatives must immediately cease efforts to rush through legislation restoring the death penalty, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) said today.

November 29, 2016