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Colombia: ICJ seminars on accountability in cases of unlawful deaths and torture

From 11 to 15 September 2023, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) held three seminars on accountability for unlawful deaths and torture for victims and victim representatives (September 11), judges (September 12 and 13), and prosecutors and investigators (September 14 and 15) in Bogotá, Colombia. The seminars highlighted the importance of ensuring compliance with international […]

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Myanmar: ICJ publishes an update to its October 2022 report on the violations of the right to freedom of religion or belief since coup d’état in Myanmar

Today, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) has released an update to its October 2022 report entitled: “Violations of the right to freedom of religion or belief since the coup d’état in Myanmar”. This publication provides an overview of the violations of the right to freedom of religion or belief perpetrated in the period between […]

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Nepal: Workshop on monitoring and documentation of violations in places of detention aims to improve prevention and redress of torture and ill-treatment

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), in coordination with its local partner Advocacy Forum (AF) and Nepal’s Office of the Chief Attorney (OCA), held a two-day capacity building workshop for the members of the local detention Monitoring Committee, government officials, and human rights defenders in Sudurpaschim Province on 31 May-1 June 2023. The objective of […]

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Our latest Annual Report showcases the work we did to protect human rights in 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic and its associated health, political, and economic impacts continued to affect the work of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ). The organization responded to this with remarkable resilience and resourcefulness, having completed 79% of the planned activities in 40 countries and reaching 5,239 participants through training and capacity-building initiatives. Our Annual Report […]

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