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.
African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child Court of Justice of the European Union Domestic Courts ECOWAS Community Court of Justice European Court of Human Rights Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Inter-American Court of Human Rights International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda UN Committee against Torture UN Human Rights Committee UN Human Rights Council African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights European Committee of Social Rights OECD Austrian National Contact Point Judicial Committee of the Privy Council
Angola Argentina Azerbaijan Bahamas Belgium Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Brazil Bulgaria Cameroon Chile Colombia Costa Rica Czech Republic Denmark Dominican Republic Egypt Equatorial Guinea France Gambia Germany Greece Guatemala Haiti Hungary Israel Italy Kazakhstan Kenya Kyrgyzstan Lithuania Mauritania Mexico Netherlands Antilles Nigeria North Macedonia Paraguay Peru Poland Romania Russian Federation Rwanda Sierra Leone Slovenia South Africa Spain Sweden Switzerland Tanzania Turkey Turkmenistan United Kingdom United States United States Minor Outlying Islands Uzbekistan
African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights ECOWAS Community Court of Justice Inter-American Court of Human Rights International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda UN Human Rights Council Angola Bosnia and Herzegovina Brazil Gambia Germany Hungary Mauritania Nigeria Paraguay Romania Slovenia Sweden Tanzania Clear all
Alade v. the Federal Republic of Nigeria
Sikiru Alade spent almost a decade in pretrial detention. His case exposes a system in which police routinely charge suspects in order to have them detained, but make no effort to investigate or prosecute the case.
Deyda Hydara Jr. and Others v. The Gambia
The Open Society Justice Initiative is representing the family of Deyda Hydara, a Gambian journalist killed in 2004. The case calls for a full investigation and seeks compensation for the family.