Defending the
Human Right
to a
Fair Trial

About Us

green2Our vision: A world where every person’s right to a fair trial is respected.

Our mission: To work for fair trials according to internationally-recognised standards of justice.

Fair Trials is a human rights organisation that works to improve respect for the fundamental human right to a fair trial.

We believe the right to a fair trial is an essential part of a just society. Each person accused of a crime should have their guilt or innocence determined by a fair and effective legal process. But the right to a fair trial is not just about protecting suspects and defendants; it also makes societies safer and stronger. Without fair trials, trust in justice and in government collapses.

Despite the importance of fair trials being recognised by the international community, this basic human right is being abused day-in-day-out in countries across the globe. We’re working to put an end to these abuses, towards realising our vision of a world where every person’s right to a fair trial is respected.

Fair Trials:

We are working towards an ambitious global goal. We won’t get there overnight and we can’t make it on our own. But with each step we take towards our vision of a world where every person’s right to a fair trial is respected, we are protecting people against miscarriages of justice and building fair and effective criminal justice systems that benefit everyone. Find out how you can get involved.