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We campaign in Europe, Latin America, the UK and US on issues that threaten the right to a fair trial or reinforce discrimination and inequality in criminal justice.
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FLIGHT RISK Event | Assessing the Risk of Flight as a ground for Pre-trial Detention

Join us at “Assessing the Risk of Flight in Pre-trial Detention Decision-Making”, where we will launch the European Comparative Report of our two-year research project and present its findings.

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European Court of Human Rights Condemns Secret Surveillance Practices in Poland

On May 28, 2024, the European Court of Human Rights delivered a landmark judgment declaring that the secret surveillance and data retention practices under Poland’s Anti-Terrorism Act violate citizens’ right to privacy. This case was brought forward by the Panoptykon Foundation, the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, and advocate Mikołaj Pietrzak, a valued member of our LEAP Network.

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