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Bali Nine deserve help, says Australian judge

The rejection of Andrew Chan’s final appeal on Friday means that this Australian will be executed in Indonesia unless presidential clemency is exercised (19 June 2011). Bali Nine deserve help, says Australian judge

Arbitrary detention of Chinese artist held without charge

ICJ Victoria urges the Australian Government to call for the release of prominent Chinese artise, Ai Weiwei, or, if there is legitimate cause to charge him, that the charges be brought immediately (8 April 2011). Arbitrary detention of Chinese artist held without charge

ICJ Geneva media release

The ICJ welcomes the UN Human Rights Council’s adoption of one of the strongest resolutions in five-year old Council’s history following the ICJ’s calls for the Human Rights Council to take the strongest possible action in response to the gross and systematic human rights violations being committed in Libya (25 February 2011). ICJ Geneva media […]

Letter to the editor regarding Justice Felicity Hampel

ICJ Victoria condemns the very personal criticism of Justice Hampel, published in Alan Howe’s column of the Herald Sun on 7 February 2011. The independence of the judiciary should be cherished and protected, and judges should not be the subject of personal attacks (9 February 2011). Letter to the editor regarding Justice Felicity Hampel

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