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.
Magnitsky v. Russia
Sergei Magnitsky died in pretrial detention in Russia after being denied essential medical care, in retaliation for exposing a $230m fraud involving senior Interior Ministry officials.
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.
Bubon v. Russia
This case concerned the right of access to state-held information of public interest.
Romanenko v. Russia
This freedom of expression case before the European Court of Human Rights deals with a Russian newspaper ordered to pay libel damages for quoting local officials.
Pauliukas v. Lithuania
A case concerning whether or not the European Convention on Human Rights protects the right to a reputation.