Justice Initiative lawyers have represented scores of individuals and groups before domestic and international human rights courts and tribunals around the world. These cases seek not only to vindicate individual claims, but to establish and strengthen the law’s protection for all.
Gerasimov v. Kazakhstan
This Open Society Justice Initiative case involves the torture of a man by police in Kazakhstan.
Yildirim v. Turkey
A court in Turkey issued an injunction blocking access for all Turkish-based Internet users to the entire Google Sites domain, supposedly to block access to a single website which included content deemed offensive.
Zhovtis v. Kazakhstan
This case concerns a human rights defender imprisoned in Kazakhstan. He faced a rushed and unfair trial after being involved in a fatal traffic accident.