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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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ICJ Submission to Human Rights Committee on Sri Lanka

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) made a submission for the Committee’s review of Sri Lanka in its 135th session to be held in June-July 2022. The ICJ brings to the Committee’s attention a select range of areas where Sri Lanka has failed to comply with its ICCPR obligations. This limited submission is without prejudice […]

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