International Court of Justice ( ICJ )


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About International Court of Justice

The International Court of Justice (French: Cour internationale de Justice; commonly referred to as the World Court or ICJ) is the primary judicial branch of the United Nations. It is based in the Peace Palace in The Hague, Netherlands. Its main functions are to settle legal disputes submitted to it by states and to provide advisory opinions on legal questions submitted to it by duly authorized international branches, agencies, and the UN General Assembly.

ICJ press release, blog etc

10/31/2018 - 06:39 Switzerland: ICJ and ICJ-Switzerlands position on the self-determination initiative referendum
10/24/2018 - 09:32 Martin Ennals Awards 2019: the three finalists are known
10/23/2018 - 14:42 Information on Khashoggi case from Turkish President Erdogan highlights need for international investigation
10/19/2018 - 01:09 Poland: Respect EU Court of Justice interim order and maintain Supreme Court judges in office
10/05/2018 - 14:11 Malaysia must reject caning, an archaic, inhumane form of punishment
09/26/2018 - 20:55 Global Advocates for Justice and Human Rights: the ICJ 60 years in Geneva!
09/05/2018 - 20:33 India: Supreme Court decision ending criminalization of consensual same-sex relationships is a momentous step forward for human rights
09/03/2018 - 12:13 Italy: ICJ calls on President Conte to remove obstacles to justice on Abu Omar rendition
09/03/2018 - 11:29 Myanmar: Reuters convictions a massive blow to the rule of law
09/02/2018 - 10:17 Thailand: ICJ holds workshop on the independence of the judiciary
07/20/2018 - 04:38 Nepal: Draft bill on transitional justice falls short of international law and standards
07/18/2018 - 01:42 Turkey: lifting of state of emergency a welcome start, now restore rule of law
07/10/2018 - 08:58 Indias Supreme Court gets another chance to decriminalize same-sex relationships
07/02/2018 - 03:48 Thailand: special investigation into apparent enforced disappearance of Billy welcome, but much more is needed
06/20/2018 - 13:48 US Withdrawal From UN Human Rights Council Symptom of Deeper Crisis
06/10/2018 - 20:36 Egypt: repeal or amend emergency measures
05/31/2018 - 06:24 Landmark rulings expose Romanian and Lithuanian complicity in CIA secret detention programme
05/30/2018 - 06:14 Philippines: Supreme Court decision removing its Chief Justice contributes to deterioration of the rule of law