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.
The ICJV recently made a submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee on the law of contempt. Read the ICJV’s Submission on the Law of Contempt Here
On 11 October 2017, the Hon Robert French AC delivered a speech at the ICJV’s Annual Fundraising Dinner entitled ‘International Law and Human Rights – Is Australia Out on a Limb?’ Read the Speech Here
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 […]
The ICJV and the Victorian Bar are concerned to learn that the Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation and the Jakarta Legal Aid Institute have been subjected to a raid by police and mob violence in the course of carrying out legitimate and lawful activities in the service of human rights. Freedom of association and freedom of […]