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.
Khadzhiyev and Muradova v. Turkmenistan
This case challenged the arbitrary killing of Ogulsapar Muradova, a journalist and human rights activist, who was tortured and died in custody in Turkmenistan in September 2006.
Human Rights Monitoring Institute v. Republic of Lithuania
The Lithuanian Customs Department refused to disclose information that might have exposed its complicity in the CIA's rendition, detention and torture programs.
D.H. and Others v. Czech Republic
In 2007, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that Roma children in the Czech Republic face systematic discrimination. But the Czech government has yet to take steps to remedy continuing school segregation.
El-Masri v. Macedonia
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled in favor of Khaled El-Masri, in his complaint over Macedonia's involvement in his extraordinary rendition and torture by the CIA.
Kuric v. Slovenia
This case concerns citizenship rights and statelessness in Slovenia.
Sejdic and Finci v. Bosnia and Herzegovina
This case is about the right of minorities to run for political office in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Pauliukas v. Lithuania
A case concerning whether or not the European Convention on Human Rights protects the right to a reputation.