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Trump is new breed of ‘authoritarian populist’

An interview of ICJ Secretary General Sam Zarifi with Reuters journalist Stephanie Nebehay.

July 20, 2017

Tunisia: adopt clear and fair procedures for the Specialized Criminal Chambers

The ICJ today called on the Tunisian authorities to adopt and apply procedures for the Specialized Criminal Chambers (SCC) that are clear and comply with international human rights law and standards.

July 18, 2017

ICJ and IDC concerned at Council of Europe’s draft immigration rules

The ICJ and the International Detention Coalition (IDC) have presented their observations on the draft European rules for the administrative detention of migrants.

July 14, 2017

ICJ mourns the passing of Chinese human rights defender Liu Xiaobo

The ICJ today mourns the passing of Chinese human rights defender and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Liu Xiaobo. Liu Xiaobo was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 and was described as the “foremost symbol of the struggle for human rights in China.”

July 13, 2017

Poland: attacks on the independence of the judiciary must stop, says ICJ

The ICJ is alarmed at ongoing attacks on the rule of law in Poland.

July 12, 2017

ICC judgment in al-Bashir case a victory for international justice

The ICJ welcomed today’s judgment by the International Criminal Court (ICC) that South Africa had violated its legal obligations by failing to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir during his visit to the country in June 2015.

July 6, 2017