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Russian Federation: Council of Europe expulsion must not leave victims of human rights violations without remedies

People across Russia will lose crucial human rights protections as a result of the Russian Federation’s expulsion from the Council of Europe following its military aggression against Ukraine, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) warned today. Following its suspension from the Council of Europe on 25 February, Russia formally indicated its withdrawal from the organisation, […]

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EU: Care for migrant children in mainstream child protection systems

Immigration detention of children is unlawful according to international law and States are obliged to implement alternatives to detention. One of the best solutions for unaccompanied children is their placement into mainstream child protection systems, which already works well in some countries in the EU, an ICJ webinar was told. During the webinar on Placement […]

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Tunisia: prosecutors are failing victims of serious human rights violations

Prosecutors must perform an active role in proceedings before Tunisia’s Specialized Criminal Chambers (SCC), including by prosecuting the cases referred by the Truth and Dignity Commission (IVD) without indictment, and by ensuring the effective and timely execution of court decisions, such as judicial summons and other orders to compel the presence of the accused in […]

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