States should strengthen judicial independence, develop a legal framework for businesses on human rights and tackle the crisis in Zimbabwe, Tibet and Myanmar

The ICJ said today at the Human Rights Council that all States should use their interaction with experts on extra-judicial executions, independence of judges and lawyers, torture and business and human rights.

This is not just to review their mandates to better address the major rights’ challenges, but also to demand accountability and end impunity for the perpetrators of persistent human rights violations in Zimbabwe, Tibet and Myanmar, the ICJ added.

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