21 December 2012

Let’s dare investing in 2013

Would the lawyers who founded Avocats Sans Frontières in 1992 have foreseen that this organisation would today be internationally recognised for its expertise in the field of access to justice?
Thanks to you, ASF turned 20 this past year, having celebrated two decades of active commitment for human rights. We are grateful to those of you who have provided us with your longstanding support and those of you who have more recently taken interest in us.


18 December 2012

The “eyes” of the Tunisian justice system

Kasserine – Two years after the events that unravelled with the Tunisian revolution, transitional justice is a work in progress. The stakes are enormous: how can citizens learn to trust the justice system? To identify the necessary reforms, the “Réseau d’Observation de la Justice tunisienne en transition, (ROJ)” (The Observation Network of Transitional Tunisian Justice), supported by Avocats sans Frontières (ASF) is launching a recruitment campaign in different regions of the country.


11 December 2012

A former ASF board member has received the title of “PeaceWoman”

This December 10th, Mrs. Anne Monseu, former board member and still active member of Avocats Sans Frontières, received the title of “PeaceWoman” in the Senate in the presence of Queen Paola.


10 December 2012

World Human Rights Day : “Restoring a little hope”

Far from being a luxury, justice is a basic necessity in many fragile nations. On World Human Rights Day, Avocats Sans Frontières is paying tribute to those who fight on a daily basis to make justice more accessible to the most vulnerable populations. James Michel Songa, a former military judge bears witness to the reality on the ground…


3 December 2012

Chebeya Trial: where is the complaint against General Numbi?

For Avocats Sans Frontières, the complaint of Floribert Chebeya’s siblings against John Numbi should lead to a full enquiry. While the trial has recently resumed, ASF refers to this complaint filed on 30 July and still open. Should the Military Prosecutor’s Office not file charges against the General, ASF would consider this as a denial of justice in the context of this trial.



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