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EU: NGOs call on the EU Council to defend EU values in Hungary and Poland in the Article 7 procedure

Today, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and partners have called on the EU General Affairs Council to make full use of procedure under Article 7.1 in addressing concerns about Hungary and Poland. They advocate for strong stance in defending EU values. The International Commission of Jurists, Amnesty International , Human Rights Watch, International Federation […]

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Belarus: ICJ and IBAHRI Denounce Legal Harassment on Political Grounds

Joint Oral Statement The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) and the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) deplore the widespread and systematic human rights violations in Belarus. We condemn the escalating pattern of retaliation against lawyers for representing the political opposition and protesters and, upholding the rule of law. (more…)

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Tunisia: End Judicial Harassment of the President of the Tunisian Judges’ Association

البيان باللغة العربية على هذا الرابط On August 21, Judge Anas Hmedi, President of the Tunisian Judges’ Association (Association des Magistrats Tunisiens, AMT), is set to appear before an investigating judge at the Kef Court of First Instance, facing charges of “inciting to cease work” arising from a judicial strike in 2022, seven human rights […]

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Belarus: Attacks on independent lawyers continue unabated

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) condemns the ongoing attacks against independent lawyers in Belarus, a number of whom are facing disbarment, arbitrary prosecution, and other forms of harassment by authorities as they perform their professional duties and exercise their right to freedom of expression. (more…)

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