International Court of Justice ( ICJ )

ICJ

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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

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
02/02/2018 - 06:03 Cambodia: end efforts to introduce lese-majeste law
01/16/2018 - 11:47 Myanmar: reverse laws and practices that perpetuate military impunity new ICJ report
12/21/2017 - 08:00 Morocco: ensure effective investigation and prosecution of sexual and gender based violence
12/21/2017 - 06:16 Nepal: Implement Supreme Court Ruling on Protecting the Rights of LGBTI Persons
12/18/2017 - 07:33 Reuters journalists detained in Myanmar: respect their rights, end their incommunicado detention
12/12/2017 - 23:31 Singapore: stop harassment of human rights defender Jolovan Wham
12/12/2017 - 09:37 Zimbabwe: rule of law must be restored to ensure free and fair elections
12/08/2017 - 03:48 South African government should reconsider intention to withdraw from the ICC
12/08/2017 - 00:29 Palestine: Trump Jerusalem Declaration dangerously ignores legal reality
12/04/2017 - 05:25 Poland: Parliament must reject draft laws attacking judicial independence, urges ICJ