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
Expelled Dominicans and Haitians v. Dominican Republic
Mass expulsions from the Dominican Republic of people of Haitian descent breached the duty to prevent statelessness.
Yean and Bosico v. Dominican Republic
This is a case brought by two Dominican girls of Haitian descent who were denied Dominican nationality in spite of the fact that both were born in the country, which should legally entitle them to citizenship.