Report: How Egypt Impedes Lawyers’ Work to Defend Those in Pretrial Detention


Pretrial Detention in Egypt: Through the Eyes of Defense Lawyers

This report by The Clooney Foundation for Justice (CFJ) and the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) highlights the enormous hurdles that defense lawyers in Egypt face in representing individuals in pretrial detention.


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NGOs file landmark complaint to UN Human Rights Committee on Russian aggression in Ukraine


La Justicia argentina escucha a víctimas en la causa por crímenes de lesa humanidad de las fuerzas de seguridad venezolanas (El País)


In an Argentine court, Venezuelans testify to alleged crimes against humanity under President Maduro (AP)


CEHRI and CFJ file case in Austria against Russian servicemen for sexual crimes committed in Ukraine


Venezuelan Victims of Grave Human Rights Abuses Testify in a Landmark Hearing in Argentina


CFJ’s Waging Justice for Women Fellowship


TrialWatch and Covington Challenge Kazakh Opposition Figure’s Conviction in Petition to UN

(Русский язык ниже) Kazakhstan should overturn the spurious ‘extremism’ conviction against opposition figure Marat Zhylanbayev and release him from jail, the Clooney Foundation for Justice’s TrialWatch Initiative and law firm Covington & Burling LLP said today. After a closed trial, Zhylanbaev was given a seven-year prison sentence for nothing more than peaceful opposition activity. With


Clooney Foundation Invokes United Nations Over Death of Thai Free Speech Activist Netiporn Sanesangkhom (Variety)


Clooney Foundation for Justice Files UN Petition on Behalf of Thai Activist Who Died in Custody


Crimean Tatar Leader’s Trial Was Politically-Motivated Retaliation, TrialWatch Report Says


Russia v. Nariman Dzhelyal

The Clooney Foundation for Justice’s TrialWatch initiative’s report finds that the trial of Crimean Tatar leader Nariman Dzhelyal was based on the testimony of secret witnesses and confessions obtained under torture, and appears to have been politically motivated. The TrialWatch expert on the case, Jeffrey Kahn, Professor of Law at SMU Dedman School of Law,


OPINION: Why we support ICC prosecutions for crimes in Israel and Gaza (Financial Times)