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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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Pakistan: Escalating Attacks on Journalists

A recent series of attacks and growing pressure on journalists who criticize the Pakistan government is a cause for serious concern, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and the ICJ said today. Those suspected of criminal responsibility should be promptly and fairly prosecuted. (more…)

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