INTERIGHTS is an international legal human rights organisation. We provide leadership and support in the legal protection of human rights.
We work to ensure that human rights standards are protected and promoted effectively in domestic courts and before regional and international bodies, contributing to the development of a cumulative and progressive interpretation of international human rights law.
We work regionally in Africa, Europe (with a focus on South Eastern, Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, including the South Caucasus region) and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
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(BANJUL Nov. 1, 2013) — The Global Justice Clinic and the International Centre for the Legal Protection of Human Rights will present evidence tomorrow to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, revealing Djibouti’s active role in the U.S. extraordinary rendition and secret detention programme. Mohammed al-Asad, represented by the two organisations, was secretly detained, tortured and interrogated in Djibouti for several weeks in 2003 and 2004 before being forcibly transferred to a C.I.A. “black site.”
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Litigation Workshop on Domestic Violence in Europe (St Petersburg, 13 – 14 January 2014)
INTERIGHTS is pleased to invite applications for a strategic litigation workshop on Domestic Violence in Europe which will be held in St Petersburg from 13-14 January 2014.
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INTERIGHTS defends and promotes human rights and freedoms worldwide through the use of international and comparative law.