International Commission of Jurists

International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) is made up of 60 eminent judges and lawyers from all regions of the world who promote and protect human rights through the rule of law, using their particular legal experiences to develop and strengthen national justice systems and international. ICJ was established in 1952 and is active on all five continents. Its objective is to guarantee the progressive development and effective application of international human rights and international humanitarian law; ensure the realization of civil, cultural, economic, political and social rights; safeguard the separation of powers; and guaranteeing the independence of the judiciary and the legal profession.



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