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ICJV Endorses the LCA on the Age of Criminal Responsibility

We support the Law Council’s call for an immediate increase in the age of criminal responsibility to 12 years and the introduction of a minimum age of 14 years for the detention of children. The authority for the Law Council’s proposal is the Convention on the Rights of the Child. That Australian law should reflect […]

ICJV Calls for Marriage Equality After Resounding ‘Yes’ Vote

Following the resounding ‘Yes’ answer to same-sex marriage, ICJ Victoria calls on Parliament to amend the Marriage Act so that civil marriage is available to all couples, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or intersex status.

Statement in Support of the Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation and the Jakarta Legal Aid Institute

The International Commission of Jurists expresses its concern over recent actions by Jakarta police and also Indonesian non-state mass organisations that served to intimidate and stigmatise the Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation Yayasan Lembaga Bantuan Hukum Indonesia (‘YLBHI’) and the Jakarta Legal Aid Institute, Lembaga Bantuan Hukum (‘LBH’) in Central Jakarta, Indonesia. ICJ reminds the Government […]

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