Check out a press release of GJC commending U.S. Ambassador Verveer for calling for proescution of military crimes in Burma in order for to uphold human rights on International Human Rights Day.
The Global Justice Center Announces the Report of the Secretary-General pursuant to Security Council Resolution 1820 and the Report’s Noteworthy Inclusion of Burma
Check out a press release of GJC announcing the report of the Secretary General pursuant to Secretary Council Resolution 1820 and the Report's Noteworthy Inclusion of Burma. The press release discusses the important changes being made to global dialogue on sexual violence.
The Global Justice Center Announces the Establishment of the Michael Sandler Fund for Global Justice, in honor of Founding Board Chair Michael Sandler
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - May 8, 2009
[NEW YORK, NY] - The Global Justice Center proudly announces the establishment of the Michael Sandler Fund for Global Justice. Michael Sandler was the Founding Board Chair of the Global Justice Center and gave $650,000 to support pre-founding pilot projects and the initial start up funding to the Center. In just three years, his investment promoted gender justice and the highest global legal standards for equality. The fund seeks to honor his lifetime commitment to social justice issues by matching the $650,000 that he gave to the Global Justice Center in the last years of his life.
Check out a press release of GJC urging all member states and civil society groups to write to President Obama to lift restrictions on abortion.
Unlawful Convictions of Burmese Political Prisoners are Crimes Against Humanity – U.N. Security Council Should Refer Burma to the International Criminal Court
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - November 19, 2008
[NEW YORK, NY] - Certain judges in Burma, acting under the orders of Chief Justice U Aung Toe and Senior General Than Shwe, are themselves criminally liable as co-conspirators to crimes against humanity for their acts in “trying” and “convicting” 60 political activists last week. “These acts are the latest from the junta which uses the judiciary as one of its key weapons to commit grave crimes,” says Global Justice Center President Janet Benshoof. Judges including those listed below are criminally culpable and must be referred to the International Criminal Court.