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Indonesia: ICJ submits report to the CEDAW Committee on Indonesia’s discriminatory laws and practices towards women

Today, the International Commission of Jurists made a submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) in view of its forthcoming review on Indonesia’s implementation of and compliance with its obligations under CEDAW in light of the State party’s eighth periodic report under Article 18 of the Convention. (more…)

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Southeast Asian governments must do more to stop SLAPP suits against civil society, regional experts declared

Southeast Asian governments must diminish the misuse of lawsuits to harass and silence civil society, so-called SLAPP suites, said more than 70 international experts, judges, public prosecutors, lawyers, members of civil society organizations, academics, and members of executive and State institutions from Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand at a discussion convened by the ICJ […]

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