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Tunisia: Authorities must stop using criminal law to target lawyers

The ICJ condemns the use of criminal judicial processes to harass and disrupt the work of lawyers who are acting as the last line of defense against the increasing crackdown on the rule of law and fundamental freedoms. يمكنكم قراءة وتحميل البيان باللغة العربية عبر هذا الرابط Tunisian lawyer and human rights defender Ayachi Hammami […]

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Lebanon: Ensure the independence of the judiciary  

Lebanon: Ensure the independence of the judiciary The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) has released a new advocacy paper on the current situation of the judiciary in Lebanon that documents the recent attacks on the independence of the judiciary; analyses the provisions of the Draft Law designed to improve the independence of the judiciary (hereinafter […]

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Tunisia: Revoke Presidential Decree 11

Presidential Decree 11 of 2022 on the establishment of a Temporary High Judicial Council (THJC) is unconstitutional and must be revoked, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) said today. (more…)

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