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ASF partnerships: the cornerstone of sustainable change

1 Jul 2015

Brussels/Bujumbura – Against the backdrop of an extremely serious political crisis, ASF and its partners continue working to ensure access to justice for all in Burundi. ASF and the bar association at Bujumbura Court of Appeal have recently signed an agreement renewing and shaping their partnership up to 2021. Continue reading

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Degrading and inhuman treatment is not inevitable

26 Jun 2015

Brussels – On the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, Avocats Sans Frontières (ASF) recalls that countless people are also victims of inhuman and degrading treatment. These practices often arise from appalling detention conditions in many countries in a post-conflict situation or in transition. ASF is calling for a reduction in the use of detention. Continue reading

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The Kasserine “Region as a Victim” submission: A first in Tunisian transitional justice

16 Jun 2015

Tunis – Today, with the support of ASF, the Tunisian Forum for Economic and Social Rights is filing a “victim region” submission to the Truth and Dignity Commission. This file intends to establish “victim region” status for the Kasserine governorate. Continue reading

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