Avocats Sans Frontières is an international NGO specialised in defending human rights and supporting justice.
26 April 2013
Kinshasa/Brussels – Avocats Sans Frontières is mandated to represent legally at least 58 villagers of Yalisika, who were victims of human rights violations by members of the Congolese police and military forces in 2011. Despite numerous legislative texts on forest management, private logging companies in DR Congo rarely respect the law… Continue reading
25 April 2013
Bujumbura – Avocats Sans Frontières (ASF) recently launched a project to strengthen the international protection and human rights of refugees and asylum seekers in Burundi. Through the project, entitled PIDDAR, more than 7,000 people will be better informed of their rights and will benefit from free legal aid, amongst other things. Continue reading
20 March 2013
Brussels – Avocats Sans Frontières (ASF) welcomes the news of Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda’s surrender the day before yesterday at the United States embassy in Rwanda. Subject of an international arrest warrant, Ntaganda has been on the run since 2006. ASF hopes that following this event, the voices of the victims of crimes Ntaganda is accused of having committed will be heard before the International Criminal Court in The Hague. Continue reading