Tag Archives | Independence of the judiciary

Lesotho: authorities must ensure the independence of the judiciary and reopen the Court of Appeal

The Africa Judges and Jurists Forum (AJJF) and the ICJ today called on the authorities in Lesotho to guarantee the independence of the judiciary and to immediately take all legal and administrative measures necessary to make the Court of Appeal function independently and impartially.

May 15, 2018

Azerbaijan: Human Rights lawyers Asabali Mustafayev and Nemat Karimli must be allowed to practice their profession

The ICJ today denounced the decision of the Presidium of the Azerbaijan Bar Association, of 23 April 2018, to suspend the licences of two Azerbaijan human rights lawyers Asabali Mustafayev (photo, on the left) and Nemat Karimli (photo, on the right).

May 7, 2018

The judgment of civilians by Military Tribunals

Today the ICJ launched its report Military jurisdiction and international law: The civilians before military courts, available only in Spanish for the time being.

May 4, 2018

Cambodia: ICJ testifies before Canadian Subcommittee on International Human Rights

Today, the ICJ testified before the Canadian House of Commons Subcommittee on International Human Rights on the human rights and rule of law crisis in Cambodia.

March 27, 2018

Guatemala: the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Mexico supports ICJ’s work

The ICJ has been awarded a grant from the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Mexico to continue its work in the area of independence of the judiciary in Guatemala.

March 22, 2018

Side event to the HRC: Peru, the pardon and grace to Fujimori

This side event to the 37th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council takes place on Friday, 16 March 2018, from 12.00 to 13.30, Room XXVII, Palais des Nations, Geneva. It is co-sponsored by the ICJ.

March 13, 2018