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Thailand: ICJ holds workshops on the investigation of potentially unlawful deaths

From 5 to 8 December 2017, the ICJ co-hosted two workshops – the first one for lawyers with the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the second one for authorities in Thailand – on the investigation of potentially unlawful deaths and enforced disappearance.

December 8, 2017

Kazakhstan: the reform of the legal profession should aim to strengthen its independence, ICJ says

The ICJ, following a mission to Kazakhstan this week to assess the proposed draft law reforming the regulation of the legal profession, called for the postponement of the adoption of the law and more active participation of the legal profession in its development.

December 5, 2017

Kazakhstan: ICJ mission on the reform of the legal profession

Today, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) began a two-day mission on the reform of the legal profession in Kazakhstan.

December 4, 2017

Azerbaijan: Briefing paper on new legislation restricting court representation by lawyers

In a new briefing paper, the ICJ expressed today concerns at the adverse impact of new legislation on the right to access to a lawyer and to a fair trial in Azerbaijan.

December 1, 2017