International Commission of Jurists

Type: Organization
Name: International Commission of Jurists (ICJ)
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

September 2014 E-Newsletter Now Available

30th John Sherman Myers Society Annual Dinner held at the OASOn Sept. 20, the 30th John Sherman Myers Society Annual Dinner was held at the Organization of American States, recognizing alumni, faculty, and friends who have donated a minimum of $1,500 ... [Published Washington College of Law - Sep 29 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]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Nepal: Adhikari Death Highlights Injustice

Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email The government of Nepal has failed for over a decade to deliver justice for the killing of Krishna Prasad Adhikari. In protest his father, Nanda Prasad Adhikari, died on September 22, 2014, after over 300 days on ... [Published Human rights news - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

War Crimes Aug 28 Protection urged for Sri Lanka war crimes witnesses

(AFP) - International rights groups have demanded protection for potential Sri Lankan witnesses at a UN-mandated war crimes investigation into the island's ethnic war which ended five year ago.Six organisations in a joint letter expressed alarm over alleged ... [Published Lanka Business Online - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Int'l Commission casts doubt upon Arab human rights court

GENEVA, Sept 14 (KUNA) -- The International Commission of Jurists on Sunday dismissed the Arab League's adoption of the Arab Court of Human Rights as an empty gesture that will do nothing for the victims of human rights violations in the Middle East and ... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Goldman Elected Vice President of the International Commission of Jurists

Through an interdisciplinary approach to international law, our faculty, students, and staff respond to today's global challenges by engaging the world through advocacy, outreach, and scholarship.Please explore the left-hand navigation bar as well as ... [Published Washington College of Law - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

ISLAMABAD - ICJ urges Pakistan to halt execution

ISLAMABAD - International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) has urged the government to halt the imminent execution of Shoaib Sarwar, scheduled to take place on September 18, 2014.In 1998, a Sessions Court had found Shoaib Sarwar guilty of murdering Awais Nawaz. ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Ethnic discrimination in Sri Lanka

(A reader, by email) / 11 September 2014It is indeed a tragedy that the entire world has conveniently forgotten about the massacre of the Tamil population in Sri Lanka.There exists visual evidence of mass graves in the aftermath of the war against the ... [Published Khaleej Times - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Goldman Elected Vice President of the International Commission of Jurists

The ICJ, together with JUSTICE and NJCM, today published two commentaries on the proposed directives on provisional legal aid and legal aid in European Arrest Warrant Proceedings and procedural rights for children suspected or accused in criminal pro ... [Published Washington College of Law - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Affable activist with a common sense approach to work

By KINGWA KAMENCUMore byFor a woman that once headed the most fiery women’s rights groups in the country — the Federation of Women Lawyers (Fida-Kenya) — Grace Wakesho Maingi is surprisingly laid back and amiable.No talk of burning bras, boycotting cosmetics ... [Published Daily Nation - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 7 reports

Malaysia: ICJ condemns the use of sedition to suppress freedom of expression, calls for the ...

4 September 2014Bangkok, Thailand –The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) today condemned the Malaysian government’s increased use of the 1948 Sedition Act to stifle freedom of expression and silence voices perceived as challenging governmental ... [Published Malaysian Bar Council - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Rights groups decry Thai junta's defamation suits

The Straits TimesPublication Date : 02-09-2014A British human rights activist who goes on trial in Bangkok today faces a jail sentence for highlighting migrant worker abuse in the fruit processing industry.A Thai activist has been slapped with a defamation ... [Published Asia News Network - Sep 02 2014]

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"We are alarmed to learn of intimidation, threats and reprisals against all those perceived as likely to engage with and provide information to the investigation mandated by the UN Human Rights Council..." the letter said
...The protesters handed a memorandum to the Palace, in which they stated that they hold the federal government accountable for "the attacks by Rizeigat militiamen on Ma'aliya civilians of which the last incident was the massacre of Um Rakuba" . The area of Um Rakuba is inhabited by Ma'aliya

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September 2014 E-Newsletter Now Available [Published Washington College of Law - Sep 29 2014]
Need to fast-track freedom of information legis... [Published Daily Nation - Sep 29 2014]
African Union agrees to try Ramodibedi [Published Swazi Observer - Sep 28 2014]
Nepal: ICJ, HRW calls on Nepali Govt. for Adhia... [Published Ani News - Sep 27 2014]
Nepal: Adhikari Death Highlights Injustice [Published Human rights news - Sep 26 2014]
IMLC 2014 | Inspirations from Raja Aziz Addruse... [Published Malaysian Bar - Sep 25 2014]
Rehired judges [Published The Statesman - Sep 25 2014]
America's Arab Allies In The Fight Against ISIS... [Published Business Insider - Sep 24 2014]
This is the appalling human rights record of th... [Published GlobalPost - Sep 24 2014]
Nomination of Swazi activists for 2014 Pan-Afri... [Published International Trade Union Confederation - Sep 23 2014]
HR body condemns arbitrary killings by drones i... [Published The News International - Sep 23 2014]
HRC condemns arbitrary killing by drones in Pak... [Published Pakistan Today - Sep 23 2014]
The Hague Trial: How Uhuru case in Hague turned... [Published East African Standard - Sep 22 2014]
HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS PANEL ON REMOTELY PI... [Published United Nations Office at Geneva - Sep 22 2014]
War Crimes Aug 28 Protection urged for Sri Lank... [Published Lanka Business Online - Sep 22 2014]
Looking back 30 years ago [Published Bulatlat.com - Sep 20 2014]
Civil society condemns immunity for crime-accus... [Published Observer India - Sep 20 2014]
UK's 'covert acts' during Nepalese civil war [Published Al Jazeera - Sep 19 2014]
Joint Letter to the UN Human Rights Council on ... [Published Human Rights Watch - Sep 18 2014]
Bahrain - Release Maryam Al-Khawaja and end cla... [Published Reporters Without Borders - Sep 18 2014]
First execution in 6 years: Government plays wi... [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 17 2014]
Pakistani Baloch find home in Afghanistan [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 17 2014]
Peter MacKay’s department says it’s ok for Chie... [Published Global News Canada - Sep 16 2014]
Int'l Commission casts doubt upon Arab human ri... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Sep 14 2014]
Goldman Elected Vice President of the Internati... [Published Washington College of Law - Sep 13 2014]
ISLAMABAD - ICJ urges Pakistan to halt execution [Published The Nation Pakistan - Sep 13 2014]
UNHRC: Joint statement on privacy in the digita... [Published Ifex - Sep 12 2014]
The Hon John Dowd AO QC farewelled at Graduatio... [Published Noodls - Sep 12 2014]
Ethnic discrimination in Sri Lanka [Published Khaleej Times - Sep 11 2014]
Uhuru, Ruto lawyers may be paid millions [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 10 2014]
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Nepal: Adhikari Death Highlights Injustice [Published Human rights news - Sep 26 2014]
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email The government of Nepal has failed for over a decade to deliver justice for the killing of Krishna Prasad Adhikari. In protest his father, Nanda Prasad Adhikari, died on September 22, 2014, after over 300 days on ...
Malaysia: ICJ condemns the use of sedition to s... [Published Malaysian Bar Council - Sep 05 2014]
4 September 2014Bangkok, Thailand –The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) today condemned the Malaysian government’s increased use of the 1948 Sedition Act to stifle freedom of expression and silence voices perceived as challenging governmental ...
International group condemns use of Sedition Ac... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Sep 04 2014]
The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) has expressed its concerns on Putrajaya's use of the Sedition Act to stifle freedom of expression and silence voices perceived as challenging government policies.Its international legal adviser on Southeast ...
Pakistan: Impunity Marks Global Day for Disappe... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 29 2014]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Pakistan Government Fails to Provide Facts, Justice, and Reparations to Victims (London) – On the eve of the annual International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, the International Commission of Jurists ...
Pakistan: Impunity Marks Global Day for Disappe... [Published Human rights news - Aug 29 2014]
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email On the eve of the annual International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), Amnesty International, and Human Rights Watch urge Pakistan’s government to stop ...
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