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Poland: ICJ applauds Supreme Court’s defence of the rule of law

The ICJ and its Polish Section (ICJ Poland) today expressed their support for the actions of the Supreme Court to defend the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary in Poland, including by recourse to the European Court of Justice (CJEU).

August 21, 2018

Myanmar: ICJ helps train Kachin State lawyers and civil society on international human rights law

From 9-12 August, the ICJ-supported trainings on human rights and the law for lawyers, youths and activists from Kachin and Shan states in Myanmar’s north.

August 13, 2018

Zimbabwe: end violence, restore the rule of law and respect for human rights

The ICJ condemns in the strongest terms the violence that erupted in Zimbabwe after the elections, and calls for the restoration of the rule of law and respect for human rights.

August 2, 2018

Kazakhstan: the ICJ calls to immediately drop prosecution of lawyer Bauyrzhan Azanov

Today, the ICJ called on the government of Kazakhstan to drop all charges of “knowingly disseminating false information” against lawyer Bauyrzhan Azanov related to his representation of a child who is the alleged victim of sexual abuse by older children.

July 31, 2018

Serbia: killing of lawyer must be urgently investigated

The killing of Serbian defense lawyer Dragoslav Ognjanović must be independently, promptly, and thoroughly investigated and the perpetrators brought to justice, the ICJ said today.

July 30, 2018

ICJ Secretary General discusses rule of law and human rights with Myanmar Attorney General

On 26 July 2018, the ICJ Secretary General, Sam Zarifi, met Myanmar’s Union Attorney General, U Tun Tun Oo.

July 27, 2018