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Syria and Russia: end attacks on Eastern Ghouta now

The ICJ today called on the governments of Syria and Russia to cease all attacks on the civilian population in Eastern Ghouta.

February 23, 2018

Maldives: authorities must end assault on the legal profession

As the assault on the rule of law and human rights under the state of emergency in the Maldives continues, the ICJ expressed concerned about government reprisals taken against lawyers for performing their legitimate professional functions.

February 23, 2018

Morocco: remove obstacles to access to the Constitutional Court – new ICJ memo

In a memo published today, the ICJ called on the Moroccan authorities to refrain from signing into Law Draft Organic Law No. 86.15 on access to the Constitutional Court with a view to amending it and ensuring its full compliance with international standards.  

February 20, 2018

Guatemala: the ICJ strongly condemns the attack against the Deputy Prosecutor for Human Rights

The ICJ strongly condemns the attack against the Deputy Prosecutor for Human Rights, Sonia Elizabeth Montes Valenzuela, carried out on 15 February by unknown gunmen in the central Zone 1 of Guatemala City.

February 16, 2018

Thailand: immediately stop criminal defamation complaint against torture victim

Thailand should immediately cease misusing criminal and civil defamation laws to legally harass victims, human rights defenders and journalists who raise allegations of torture or other ill-treatment, the ICJ said today.

February 15, 2018