Avocats Sans Frontières is an international NGO specialised in defending human rights and supporting justice.
11 Mar 2015
The establishment of an impartial, independent and accessible judicial system is a guarantee for access to justice and the right to a fair trial in Tunisia. The Justice Observation Network (ROJ) is continuing its work by observing topical cases relating to the consumption of drugs, torture, the fight against terrorism, civil liberties and transitional justice. Continue reading
27 Feb 2015
ASF regrets the decision by the ICC today to reject the Prosecutor’s appeal in the Bogoro case. This ruling puts an end to proceedings against former warlord Ngudjolo Chui for crimes committed in the Congolese village. Besides the legal debate, this ruling leaves victims without any answers as to who was responsible for the crimes they suffered. Continue reading
27 Feb 2015
ASF welcomes the decision to condemn Kizima Lenine Sabin, war lord in the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), to life imprisonment for crimes against humanity. This decision demonstrates a real will on the part of the Congolese justice system to combat the impunity of war crimes and severe violations of human rights committed by armed groups within its territory. Continue reading