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India: Supreme Court decision ending criminalization of consensual same-sex relationships is a momentous step forward for human rights

The ICJ welcomed the Supreme Court’s judgment in Navtej Singh Johar et al v. Union of India and others, which effectively ends the threat to a large segment of the Indian population that they will be held criminally liable for exercising their human rights.

September 6, 2018

UN Side Event: “Accountability and the need to end impunity for human rights violations in Yemen”

The ICJ will participate in the side event  “Accountability and the need to end impunity for human rights violations in Yemen,”  organized by the CIVICUS, FIDH, CIHRS in cooperation with Mwatana for Human Rights and the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR).

September 5, 2018

Malaysia: ICJ condemns public caning of two women for alleged same sex relations

The ICJ today condemned the public caning of two women, a punishment imposed upon them by the Terengganu High Court after conviction on charges of ‘attempting to have sexual intercourse’.

September 4, 2018

Myanmar: Reuters convictions a massive blow to the rule of law

The Yangon District Court’s decision today to sentence Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo to seven years’ imprisonment for violating the Official Secrets Act deals a massive blow to human rights and the rule of law in Myanmar, said the ICJ.

September 3, 2018
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