International Commission of Jurists

Type: Organization
Name: International Commission of Jurists (ICJ)
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Court halts Sh178m bill in Uhuru case

By NATION REPORTERMore by Judges have halted a Sh178m bill issued to NGOs that attempted to have Mr Uhuru Kenyatta and Mr William Ruto barred from contesting in the last General Election.Court of Appeal judges Mohammed Warsame, Agnes Murgor and Patrick ... [Published Daily Nation - 14 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Khon Kaen model suspects deny all charges, including uprising plot

THE 26 suspects, arrested for being part of the so-called "Khon Kaen model", denied all charges yesterday - including complicity in terrorist plots - that were levied against them at the 23rd Military Circle Court. Most of the suspects were arrested at ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Malaysia: Government must protect lawyers protesting against sedition law

15 October 2014Bangkok, Thailand --- The Malaysian government must ensure a rally tomorrow by lawyers protesting the country’s stifling Sedition Act can proceed peacefully, without undue interference by the police, who must take lawful measures to prevent ... [Published Malaysian Bar Council - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Gender stereotyping affecting women's rights: UN forum

Harmful gender stereotyping is still affecting women in Southeast Asia's judicial processes, said Evalyn Ursua, a consultant with UN Women. Ursua made this remark during a two-day regional workshop on good practices promoting women's rights in the justice ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Libya: Urgent request for a United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) Special Session on accountability for grave and widespread human rights violations in Libya

Source: Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development, Amnesty, International Commission of Jurists, Human Rights Watch, Fédération Internationale des Ligues des Droits de I'HommeCountry: Libya Excellency, We, the undersigned organisations, would like ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

Jurists worldwide insist Putrajaya protect lawyers rallying against Sedition Act

Malay Mail Online October 15, 2014 KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 – An international jurists group urged Putrajaya today to ensure no “police abuse” and disruptions occur during the Malaysian Bar’s planned protest against the Sedition Act 1948 tomorrow. The International ... [Published Lim Kit Siang - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

‘Gov’t must protect anti- sedition law march’

Mkini International jurists group has been urged to protect lawyers who are marching against the Sedition Act tomorrow. The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) said the government must ensure there is no “undue interference form police” or “violence ... [Published Hornbill Unleashed - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 2 reports

Rights groups upset over 'torture case'

In a rare move, three major human-rights groups yesterday jointly criticised Thailand for denying redress to an alleged victim of torture from the deep South. Human Rights Watch (HRW), Amnesty International (AI) and the International Commission of Jurists ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Thailand: Alleged Torture Victim Denied Redress

Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email The Royal Thai Government should comply with its international human rights obligations to provide remedies and reparation to victims of torture or other ill-treatment, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), ... [Published Human rights news - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Dawei residents speak out over Myanmar-Thai plans for SEZ

Residents under the banner of the Dawei Development Association (DDA) issued a statement October 9 calling on the Thai and Myanmar leaders to delay reviving the Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) until problems associated with the project and international ... [Published Mizzima News - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

A 1st for PHL: Pinoy justice elected to ICJ in Geneva

Adolfo Azcuna, former associate justice of the Supreme Court has been elected as one of the new commissioners of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), an eminent international human rights non-governmental organization.Azcuna is the first Filipino ... [Published GoodNews Pilipinas! - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Nepal: ICJ, HRW calls on Nepali Govt. for Adhiakri rights protection

New York, Sept.27 (ANI): The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and Human Rights Watch have called on the Nepali government to protect the human rights of Ganga Maya Adhikari, who continues to refuse food even after her husband Nanda Prasad Adhikari's ... [Published Ani News - Sep 27 2014]

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"The crimes alleged to have been committed occurred before the NCPO issued orders which transferred certain crimes to the military court" she said
"He went out to take up a job of transporting organic fertiliser" she said, adding that since his arrest, her family had plunged into financial trouble
"The Thai judicial system is such that we do not fear those who staged the coup" a female judge, who asked not to be named, responded
...Asia Emerlynne Gil said the walk, organized by the Malaysian Bar Council should be allowed to proceed without undue influence by the police, "who must take lawful measures to prevent violence from counter-protesters."

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Court halts Sh178m bill in Uhuru case [Published Daily Nation - 14 hours ago]
Joint Letter to the HRC Re: UPR Review of Egypt... [Published Human Rights Watch - 16 hours ago]
Human Rights and Terrorism [Published Daily Newswatch - Oct 22 2014]
Khon Kaen ‘plotters’ deny charges [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 22 2014]
Khon Kaen model suspects deny all charges, incl... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 21 2014]
Government pays tribute to David Malcolm [Published Government of Western Australia - Oct 20 2014]
Malaysia: Government must protect lawyers prote... [Published Malaysian Bar Council - Oct 17 2014]
Maldives: The Tyranny Of The Judiciary Strikes ... [Published Eurasia Review - Oct 17 2014]
Gender stereotyping affecting women's rights: U... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 16 2014]
Libya: Urgent request for a United Nations Huma... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 16 2014]
‘Gov’t must protect anti- sedition law march’ [Published Hornbill Unleashed - Oct 16 2014]
Jurists worldwide insist Putrajaya protect lawy... [Published Lim Kit Siang - Oct 16 2014]
Kenyan prez steps down to face crimes against h... [Published Michigan Citizen - Oct 15 2014]
ICJ: Bar Council's walk must proceed peacefully [Published thestar.com.my - Oct 15 2014]
Jurists worldwide insist Putrajaya protect lawy... [Published Malay Mail - Oct 15 2014]
Letter to the Permanent Representatives of Memb... [Published Human Rights Watch - Oct 14 2014]
Rights groups upset over 'torture case' [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 13 2014]
Rights groups criticise Thailand over alleged t... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 13 2014]
Myanmar: Intl. Commission of Jurists calls for ... [Published Business & Human Rights - Oct 13 2014]
Guest Column: Iraq invasion was wrong on all fr... [Published Galveston County Daily News - Oct 13 2014]
Thailand: Alleged Torture Victim Denied Redress [Published Human rights news - Oct 13 2014]
PhuketWATCH Thailand Tourist Numbers Rise; Hann... [Published Phuket Wan - Oct 11 2014]
Courts and the death penalty [Published DAWN Group - Oct 10 2014]
Independent status [Published DAWN Group - Oct 10 2014]
Dawei residents speak out over Myanmar-Thai pla... [Published Mizzima News - Oct 10 2014]
The Investigation Into Thailand’s Backpacker Sl... [Published Time - Oct 10 2014]
The Investigation Into Thailand’s Backpacker Sl... [Published TIME.com - Oct 10 2014]
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Malaysia: Government must protect lawyers prote... [Published Malaysian Bar Council - Oct 17 2014]
15 October 2014Bangkok, Thailand --- The Malaysian government must ensure a rally tomorrow by lawyers protesting the country’s stifling Sedition Act can proceed peacefully, without undue interference by the police, who must take lawful measures to prevent ...
Libya: Urgent request for a United Nations Huma... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 16 2014]
Source: Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development, Amnesty, International Commission of Jurists, Human Rights Watch, Fédération Internationale des Ligues des Droits de I'HommeCountry: Libya Excellency, We, the undersigned organisations, would like ...
‘Gov’t must protect anti- sedition law march’ [Published Hornbill Unleashed - Oct 16 2014]
Mkini International jurists group has been urged to protect lawyers who are marching against the Sedition Act tomorrow. The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) said the government must ensure there is no “undue interference form police” or “violence ...
Jurists worldwide insist Putrajaya protect lawy... [Published Lim Kit Siang - Oct 16 2014]
Malay Mail Online October 15, 2014 KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 – An international jurists group urged Putrajaya today to ensure no “police abuse” and disruptions occur during the Malaysian Bar’s planned protest against the Sedition Act 1948 tomorrow. The International ...
Thailand: Alleged Torture Victim Denied Redress [Published Human rights news - Oct 13 2014]
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email The Royal Thai Government should comply with its international human rights obligations to provide remedies and reparation to victims of torture or other ill-treatment, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), ...
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