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Civil Society Groups Seek Urgent UN Action on Yemen

The United Nations General Assembly should act swiftly to establish an investigative mechanism to gather and preserve evidence of serious human rights abuses and violations of the laws of war in Yemen, a coalition of more than 60 organizations said today. (more…)

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Eswatini: ICJ makes submissions to the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) in advance of its examination of Eswatini’s Report

During a recent visit to Eswatini from 2 to 5 November 2021, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) engaged with civil society organizations, lawyers, the Swaziland Human Rights Commission and government officials on the local human rights record. The ICJ subsequently filed a submission to the ACHPR documenting its findings, and supported the drafting of […]

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Israel: Reverse Designation of Rights Organizations as Terrorists

Israel’s designation of six Palestinian human rights NGOs as “terrorist organizations” is a cynical assault on independent civil society and on the exercise of the rights to freedom of expression and association in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) said today. (more…)

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