Tag Archives | Harassment and intimidation

Russian Federation: police actions against a Chechen human rights defender must be investigated

The ICJ is concerned at allegations that the recent arrest and detention of Ayub Titiyev, the head of the Chechen branch of the Russian human rights organisation Memorial, were carried out as retaliation for his human rights activity.

January 15, 2018

Pakistan: widespread practice of enforced disappearance must be addressed

The ICJ today called on the Government of Pakistan to take immediate measures against the increasing practice of enforced disappearances in the country.

January 9, 2018

Reuters journalists detained in Myanmar: respect their rights, end their incommunicado detention

The ICJ today called on Myanmar authorities to immediately disclose the whereabouts of two journalists who have been detained incommunicado for nearly one week, and to grant prompt access to lawyers and families.

December 18, 2017

Singapore: stop harassment of human rights defender Jolovan Wham

The ICJ today urged the Government of Singapore to end the harassment of human rights defender Jolovan Wham and to amend laws used to restrict his work and the work of other human rights defenders.

December 13, 2017

The ICJ calls for an end to escalating repression of civil society in Cambodia

Today, the ICJ called on the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) to end the escalating repression of civil society in Cambodia and reverse the rapidly deteriorating rule of law and human rights crisis in the country.

November 27, 2017

Kenya: stop attacks on the judiciary in the wake of elections

The ICJ notes that a number of threats and intimidating statements aimed at members of the judiciary, including the Supreme Court, were made during the election campaign period in Kenya.

November 2, 2017