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

07/18/2018 - 02:42 Turkey: lifting of state of emergency a welcome start, now restore rule of law
07/10/2018 - 09:58 Indias Supreme Court gets another chance to decriminalize same-sex relationships
07/02/2018 - 04:48 Thailand: special investigation into apparent enforced disappearance of Billy welcome, but much more is needed
06/20/2018 - 14:48 US Withdrawal From UN Human Rights Council Symptom of Deeper Crisis
06/10/2018 - 21:36 Egypt: repeal or amend emergency measures
05/31/2018 - 07:24 Landmark rulings expose Romanian and Lithuanian complicity in CIA secret detention programme
05/30/2018 - 07:14 Philippines: Supreme Court decision removing its Chief Justice contributes to deterioration of the rule of law
05/29/2018 - 09:32 Guatemala: Judicial independence under attack
05/25/2018 - 07:28 Tunisia: parliament is failing victims of serious human rights violations
05/24/2018 - 11:00 Swaziland: enactment of Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Bill urgently required new ICJ report
05/09/2018 - 06:41 United States: Gina Haspel must not become CIA Director
04/10/2018 - 05:10 Philippines: President Dutertes attack on the Chief Justice is an attack on the rule of law
03/27/2018 - 08:00 Malaysia: Anti-Fake News Bill threatens freedom of expression, may lead to the suppression of critical speech
03/19/2018 - 06:55 Philippines: the Government should reconsider withdrawal from ICC
02/16/2018 - 07:04 Guatemala: the ICJ strongly condemns the attack against the Deputy Prosecutor for Human Rights
02/15/2018 - 11:05 Thailand: immediately stop criminal defamation complaint against torture victim
02/06/2018 - 11:10 Maldives: arrest of judges and suspension of human rights a full attack on the rule of law, says the ICJ
02/05/2018 - 02:42 Nepal: justice proving elusive human rights NGOs