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Germany: Verdict in Gambia Atrocity Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Berlin, November 28, 2023 – A German court in the city of Celle is expected to deliver a verdict on November 30, 2023, in the first trial in Germany for crimes committed in The Gambia, Gambian and international civil society groups said today in releasing a question and answer document about the […]

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EU: Protecting Judicial Independence: Lawyers’ strategic litigation workshop

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), in collaboration with aditus, Human Rights in Practice, Forum for Human Rights, Free Courts organized a workshop for lawyers on judicial independence and strategic litigation in Malta on 23 and 24 November 2023. The event focused on critical issues of judicial independence, including, appointment procedures, administration of justice, and […]

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EU: NGOs call on the EU Council to defend EU values in Hungary and Poland in the Article 7 procedure

Today, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and partners have called on the EU General Affairs Council to make full use of procedure under Article 7.1 in addressing concerns about Hungary and Poland. They advocate for strong stance in defending EU values. The International Commission of Jurists, Amnesty International , Human Rights Watch, International Federation […]

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