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Tunisia: Political will and judicial independence needed for effective accountability, warn NGOs before UN Human Rights Council

The ICJ, together with the World Organisation against Torture (OMCT) and Avocats Sans Frontiers (ASF) delivered today a statement before the UN Human Rights Council during the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence on the situation of accountability for gross human rights violations in […]

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Tajikistan: Drop disciplinary proceedings against judge independently administering justice

The Tajikistan judicial authorities should drop disciplinary proceedings against a judge, initiated immediately after he issued a rare acquittal in a criminal case, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) said today. Judges should be free to issue decisions based on law and their personal assessment of facts, the ICJ stressed. The disciplinary proceedings against Judge […]

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