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Spain: trial of Catalonian leaders imperils human rights

As the trial of twelve Catalan separatist leaders begins before the Spanish Supreme Court today in Madrid, the ICJ warns that their trial on broadly defined offences of rebellion and, possibly, sedition unduly restricts rights of freedom of expression, assembly and association. (more…)

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Guatemala: Government orders that eleven more officials of the International Commission against Impunity (CICIG) leave the country

According to information published in the Official Gazette, the government of Guatemala has ordered that eleven more officials and two family relatives from the CICIG leave the country within 72 hours from the time of issuing the notification. However, no official communication using the usual diplomatic channels has yet been sent to the CICIG. (more…)

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