Themes Archives: Global Security and Rule of Law

United States: Gina Haspel must not become CIA Director

The ICJ said today that Gina Haspel, nominated by Donald Trump to be Director of the CIA, should be subject to a full criminal investigation for her alleged involvement torture and other serious crimes, rather than elevated to serve as the country’s highest intelligence office.

May 9, 2018

Rule of law, facing global assault, remains crucial for protecting the vulnerable

International commitment to the rule of law is under assault around the world, said a global panel of eminent academics, diplomats, and jurists.

April 17, 2018

Philippines: President Duterte’s attack on the Chief Justice is an attack on the rule of law

The ICJ today condemned a threatening statement made by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte attacking Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno of the Philippines Supreme Court.

April 10, 2018

The End of the Rule of Law? Panel discussion

The ICJ will present a panel discussion on the continued role of the rule of law in the 70th anniversary year of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on Monday 16 April, 18.30-20.00, Room C1, Maison de la Paix, Geneva.

April 3, 2018

Speech: the human rights and rule of law situation in Asia

Today, Kingsley Abbott, ICJ’s Senior International Legal Adviser, gave the keynote address on the human rights and rule of law situation in Asia at the Asia News Network’s (ANN) international symposium on upcoming elections in Asia.

March 16, 2018