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Open Society Calls for Global Sanctions on Saudi Crown Prince after U.S. Intelligence Report on Khashoggi Murder

The Biden administration released an unclassified intelligence report showing who is responsible for the killing of Jamal Khashoggi. The Justice Initiative is calling for accountability.

February 26, 2021
Advocacy update

Justice Initiative Welcomes First-Ever Conviction of Syrian Official for Crimes Against Humanity

In the trial of Eyad al-Gharib, a German court has, for the first time, convicted a Syrian official of crimes against humanity for acts perpetrated during the country’s decade long civil conflict.

February 24, 2021
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ASP Presidency Fails to Protect the Integrity of the Election of the Next ICC Prosecutor

In advance of the election of the next International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor now scheduled for February 12, 2021, the Justice Initiative laments the failure of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) presidency to establish a genuine vetting process for all candidates.

February 10, 2021
Advocacy update

Concern Over Appointment of William Shawcross to Review UK’s Counter Terror Strategy

Open Society Justice Initiative is joining Muslim rights organizations in expressing deep concern about William Shawcross’s suitability for Reviewer of Prevent in the UK, given his record and previous statements on Islam.

January 28, 2021
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Justice Initiative Joins Groups in Giving Notice of Class Action Lawsuit against French Government for Ethnic Profiling by Police

The Justice Initiative has joined civil and human rights groups in sending a letter of notice of a class action lawsuit against the French government for police identity checks that perpetuate ongoing and systemic ethnic profiling.

January 27, 2021
Advocacy update

Justice Initiative Joins Call for Biden Administration to Halt Citizenship Stripping

The Justice Initiative has joined a call on the incoming Biden administration to end the U.S. government’s use of denaturalizations, a draconian tool weaponized under the Trump administration.

January 19, 2021
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Justice Initiative Welcomes First UN Human Rights Committee Ruling on the Right to Nationality for Children

The UN Human Rights Committee has found, in the case of Zhao v. Netherlands, that the Netherlands violated the rights of a child, Denny Zhao, by assigning him the status of “unknown” nationality when his birth in the country was registered.

January 08, 2021
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Federal Judge Sides with Human Rights Lawyers over Trump Administration’s ICC Ban

A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration not to enforce an executive order that effectively prevented human rights lawyers from collaborating with the International Criminal Court (ICC)

January 04, 2021
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