ICJ intervention on human rights situations that require the Human Rights Council’s attention

The ICJ in its intervention of 14 March 2008 welcomed the recent political settlement in Kenya and urged all parties to implement the agreement.

In Sri Lanka, the ICJ urged the establishment of the OHCHR’s monitoring and assistance field presence. To heal the wounds to the rule of law in Pakistan, the Government must repeal the amendments to the Constitution and laws passed during the State of Emergency, as well post-Emergency laws that reaffirm or extend emergency measures. In Zimbabwe, a genuine electoral process will require that the Government allow the accreditation of independent election observers and put an end to political violence.

ICJ Intervention under Item 4 on Human Rights Situations-Open letters-2008 (full text, PDF)

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