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Libya: ongoing crackdown on the right to freedom of association

In a statement issued on the occasion of the Human Rights Council debate on the latest report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association, the ICJ denounces the ongoing crackdown on civic space and on the right to freedom of association in Libya, with recent rulings […]

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African Region: Internet shutdowns and other overreaching restrictions constitute an unlawful assault on human rights

Experts at a panel discussion convened to launch the ICJ’s Legal Guidance on Internet Shutdowns and Restrictions in Africa, live-streamed on 11 August, called attention to the wide-ranging human rights impacts of restrictions on the internet and shutdowns across the continent. In recent years, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a dramatic rise […]

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