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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 […]

Submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission on Indigenous Incarceration Rates

Click Here to Read Submission The ICJ Victoria have written a submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission’s Inquiry into Indigenous Incarceration Rates. The submission covers a range of areas, including international human rights frameworks, Australian case law, access to justice, the functions of the Koori Court, as well as touching on the policies and […]

Submission to the IBAC Committee on Police Accountability

In August 2017, the IBAC Committee sought submissions regarding police accountability in Victoria. In response, the ICJ Victoria have written a submission which criticises the lack of external oversight and investigation of police. Specifically, it is submitted that Victoria adopt a model of police accountability which incorporates key principles of international law. Read the ICJ […]

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