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Myanmar: Death sentences against opposition activists must be overturned

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) has condemned the conviction and death sentences imposed on former Parliamentarian Ko Phyo Zeyar, student activist Ko Jimmy, and opposition activists Hla Myo Aung and Aung Thura Zaw, by Myanmar’s military. The four were convicted under Myanmar’s Counterterrorism Law for allegedly inciting unrest and taking part in ‘terrorism,’ each […]

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Thailand: ICJ co-hosts a Workshop on the investigation and adjudication of psychological torture and cruel, inhumane or degrading treatment or punishment

Thailand must act to minimize torture and cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment by passing a draft law before the Senate that would criminalize such violations, international experts and Thai human rights defenders urged at a workshop co-hosted on 24 May in Bangkok by the International Commission of Jurists (“ICJ”), Thailand’s Ministry of Justice and the […]

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