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Region and country Archives: Southeast Asia

Vietnam: Arbitrary execution of Lê Văn Mạnh violates the right to life and freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading punishment

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and four other organizations condemn in the strongest possible terms the arbitrary execution of Mr. Lê Văn Mạnh in violation of his right to life and freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading punishment. He was executed despite credible allegations that Mr. Lê Văn Mạnh had been subjected […]

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Indonesia: Protect women against online gender-based violence more effectively

The Indonesian authorities should ensure that women are effectively protected against online gender-based violence (OGBV) by implementing Law No. 12 of 2022 on Sexual Violence Crimes (Law 12/2022) and by addressing its shortcomings in line with international human rights law, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) highlighted in a briefing paper published today. (more…)

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UN Human Rights Council: ICJ highlights concerns about the grave human rights situation in Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan

The UN Human Rights Council (HRC) convened today in Geneva for the start of its 54th session. The ICJ actively participated in this first day delivering statements on three situations in which gross and systematic violations of human rights are committed: Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan. These situations require a sustained attention by the international […]

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