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Sri Lanka Should Not Be Allowed to Host Commonwealth Meeting

Wednesday, 1 May 2013, 3:57 pm | International Commission Of Jurists

Every two years, the leaders of the Commonwealth of Nations assemble at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), the association's principal policy and decision-making forum. More >>

US and their exclusion of the Geneva principle

Tuesday, 6 June 2006, 4:32 pm | International Commission Of Jurists

Moves by the Pentagon to exclude a key principle of the Geneva Conventions that bans ‘humiliating and degrading treatment’ would be a victory of expediency over principle, and would weaken the moral basis for any stance against terrorism,” Vice-President ... More >>

ICJ Concern over ASIO Raids on Tamils In Melbourne

Tuesday, 29 November 2005, 9:40 am | International Commission Of Jurists

ASIO raids on the homes of Melbourne’s Sri Lankan Tamil community last week highlight serious concerns held by ICJ Australia that counter-terrorism laws may ensnare innocent charitable donors in their net, and may be used by foreign governments to pursue ... More >>