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Training in Bulgaria on the rights of migrant children

Today, the ICJ and Legal Clinic for Refugees and Immigrants are holding a training for lawyers on the rights of migrant children and on accessing international human rights mechanisms in Sofia.

January 21, 2017

Sri Lanka: implement Task Force recommendations to deliver justice for victims of human rights abuse

The Sri Lankan government must deliver on the clear demand for justice from Sri Lankans nationwide by implementing the Consultation Task Force recommendations without further delay, the ICJ said today.

January 19, 2017

Supreme Court rules torture and rendition claims against UK government should proceed

Leading human rights organizations, including the ICJ, have hailed a landmark decision of the UK Supreme Court to hold the UK Government accountable for its role in human rights abuses overseas.

January 17, 2017

Egypt: reinstate judges that have been arbitrarily removed from office in the “July 2013 Statement Case”

The ICJ today called on the Egyptian authorities to refrain from its attacks against independent judges and reinstate all those that have been removed from office following arbitrary and unfair disciplinary proceedings.

January 12, 2017

ICJ announces a call for applications for its Third International Human Rights Training Programme for Lawyers from Central Asia

The objective of the programme is to enhance knowledge of international human rights law of lawyers practicing in the area of criminal justice, and to equip them to apply this knowledge in their practice in national courts and to make effective use of international human rights mechanisms.

January 10, 2017

Pakistan: as military tribunals lapse, reforms needed to bring terrorism suspects to justice

As Pakistani military courts once again cease to have jurisdiction over civilians for terrorism-related offences, the Government must urgently reform the country’s criminal justice system, the ICJ said today.

January 6, 2017