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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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Russian Federation: Chechen police officers who assaulted lawyer Natalya Dobronravova must be held to account

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) condemns the physical assault by Chechen police officers in Nizhniy Novgorod of lawyer Natalya Dobronravova whose work included the representation of retired Supreme Court Judge of the Chechen Republic Saydi Yangulbaev, and his wife Zarema Musaeva. The ICJ called on the authorities of the Russian Federation to conduct a […]

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EU/India: The EU must break its silence on India’s human rights record

Ahead of the informal meeting of the European Union (EU) Foreign Ministers in Slovenia in September, ICJ along with other international human rights organizations, wrote an open letter to the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission Josep Borrell to express their grave concerns about the continued reticence from the […]

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