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Partners Archives: Amnesty International

Thailand: Adoption of law to address torture and enforced disappearance is a step forward, but significant shortcomings remain

On the occasion of International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and Amnesty International consider the adoption of the long-delayed legislation on torture, ill-treatment and enforced disappearance bill to constitute an important step toward the prevention and redress of these crimes. The organizations regret, however, that deficiencies in […]

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UN side event: “The 10th anniversary of the Istanbul Convention”

On 22 June, the ICJ, Human Rights Watch, the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, the Center for Reproductive Rights and the International Planned Parenthood Federation, with the co-sponsorship of the Kingdom of Spain, organize an online event on the 10th anniversary of the Council of Europe’s Convention on preventing and combating violence against women […]

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EU: counter-terrorism laws must comply with human rights obligations

Four years after the EU Directive on Combating Terrorism came into force, more effort is needed to ensure it is implemented in accordance with human rights law obligations, Amnesty International, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), the European Centre for Not-for-Profit Law (ECNL) and the European Network against […]

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