20 February 2017

ASF receives financial support from the International Association of Young Lawyers

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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13 February 2017

Tunisia: fighting against terrorism, but at what cost?

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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8 February 2017

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

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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2 February 2017

Fostering respect at ASF events

The events and conferences run by Avocats Sans Frontières are notable for their warm and friendly atmosphere, based around the enthusiastic manner in which knowledge and experiences are shared. During a recent conference, we were unfortunately faced with a harassment incident. Wishing to make our guests feel as safe and relaxed as possible, and in line with the organisation’s values, we have therefore adopted an anti-harassment and anti-discrimination policy.

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