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Two new studies on the state of the justice system in Guatemala

Today, the ICJ and the Guatemalan Association of Judges for Integrity, with the support of the Norwegian Association of Judges, launched two studies (in Spanish) on the state of justice in Guatemala.

April 6, 2017

India: end rampant discrimination in the justice system based on sexual orientation and gender identity

The Indian authorities must end discrimination against people based on sexual orientation and gender identity in the formal justice system, the ICJ said in a report released today.

February 24, 2017

Azerbaijan: the independence and role of lawyers must be respected, ICJ report says

In a new report published today in three languages, the ICJ finds systemic weaknesses in the legal profession in Azerbaijan have undermined its independence, leading to harassment of independent lawyers and preventing them from playing their role in the protection of human rights.

November 14, 2016

Egypt: authorities must end politicization of the judiciary and ensure its independence and accountability

The Egyptian authorities must end executive interference in judicial affairs and act to ensure that the judiciary is independent and that it serves to safeguard human rights and uphold the rule of law, the ICJ said today.

October 12, 2016

Rights on arrest and pre-trial detention in Africa: a Guide to international human rights standards

This publication released today by the ICJ summarizes and explains the rights of people in Africa who are suspected of or charged with a criminal offence from the time of arrest until trial, as set out in standards of the African Union and United Nations (UN).

September 6, 2016