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Thailand: ICJ and other NGOs intervene in trade union leaders’ appeal against conviction for involvement in national rail safety campaign

On 9 July 2021, the ICJ, along with other civil society organizations, submitted a legal brief to the Bangkok Court of Appeal in the appeal by 13 trade union leaders of the State Railway Union of Thailand against their conviction on neglect of official duties charges arising from their involvement in a national rail safety […]

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Tajikistan: Drop disciplinary proceedings against judge independently administering justice

The Tajikistan judicial authorities should drop disciplinary proceedings against a judge, initiated immediately after he issued a rare acquittal in a criminal case, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) said today. Judges should be free to issue decisions based on law and their personal assessment of facts, the ICJ stressed. The disciplinary proceedings against Judge […]

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Cambodia: No Justice At 5-Year Anniversary of Kem Ley’s Death

Today, in advance of the fifth anniversary of the unlawful killing of prominent political commentator and human rights defender Kem Ley, the 45 undersigned organizations reiterate their call for the Cambodian authorities to create an independent Commission of Inquiry tasked with conducting an independent, impartial and effective investigation into Kem Ley’s death. (more…)

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