Avocats Sans Frontières is an international NGO specialised in defending human rights and supporting justice.


ASF receives financial support from the International Association of Young Lawyers

20 February 2017

ASF was recently given a donation of €10,000 by the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA). This donation attests to the now well-established links between the NGO which advocates for human rights and the international association for young lawyers and legal professionals.

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Tunisia: fighting against terrorism, but at what cost?

13 February 2017

ASF, the Tunisian National Bar Association and the Tunisian League for Human Rights are calling on the Tunisian authorities to review the 2015 counter-terrorism act. Enforcement of this act raises issues regarding the right to a fair trial. The three partner organisations say that respecting human rights is a democratic state’s main weapon for fighting against terrorism effectively.

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Appointment of members to the Truth and Dignity Commission in Tunisia: a call for transparency

8 February 2017

Nine civil society organisations in Tunisia, including ASF, are calling on the temporary Special Committee tasked with examining and sorting applications to the Truth and Dignity Commission (IVD) to respect the provisions of the transitional justice law with regard to the procedure for appointing IVD members.

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