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Themes Archives: Accountability

Lebanon: Joint letter to the Human Rights Council calling for an international fact-finding mission into the Beirut blast

هذه الرسالة المشتركة متوفرة باللغة العربية أيضاً To the Permanent Representative of Member and Observer States of the United Nations Human Rights Council Excellencies, We, the undersigned Lebanese and international organizations, survivors and families of the victims are writing once again to urge you to support the adoption of a resolution by the United Nations […]

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Nepal: Workshop on monitoring and documentation of violations in places of detention aims to improve prevention and redress of torture and ill-treatment

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), in coordination with its local partner Advocacy Forum (AF) and Nepal’s Office of the Chief Attorney (OCA), held a two-day capacity building workshop for the members of the local detention Monitoring Committee, government officials, and human rights defenders in Sudurpaschim Province on 31 May-1 June 2023. The objective of […]

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EU: NGO letter to EU Ministers on continued rule of law backsliding in Poland and Hungary

The International Commissions of Jurists joined by Amnesty International, FIDH (International Federation for Human Rights), Human Rights Watch, Open Society Foundations, RECLAIM and Transparency International EU have sent an open letter to EU Ministers on continued rule of law backsliding in Poland and Hungary The organizations write: As the next EU General Affairs Council prepares […]

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Chad: Still No Reparations for Hissène Habré’s Victims

The victims of the late Chadian President Hissène Habré have yet to receive court-ordered reparations, seven years after his landmark conviction in Senegal in 2016, seven Chadian and international organizations said today. Just days before the anniversary, two more victims’ leaders passed away. (more…)

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