Defending the
Human Right
to a
Fair Trial

Arrested – Need Help?

Fair Trials aims to help people accused of crimes to understand and exercise their fair trial rights by providing information and referrals. We do not charge for any of our assistance.

These guides can also act as a resource for lawyers, journalists and individuals looking for information on specific legal systems in relevant countries.

Please select from the two options below, based on in which country you require assistance:

1. If you are being accused of criminal offences in any of the countries below, we have a range of materials containing information about local legal systems, and we also try to answer any specific questions you may have.

Please click here if you have been accused in any of the countries below:

Australia Finland Netherlands
Austria France New Zealand
Belgium Germany Poland
Bulgaria Greece Portugal
Canada Hungary Romania
Croatia Ireland Scotland
Cyprus Italy Spain
Czech Republic Lithuania Slovakia
England and Wales Latvia Sweden
Denmark Luxembourg USA
Estonia Malta

2. Alternatively, if you are being accused of criminal offences in another part of the world, we do not have this range of materials at present, but we may still be able to provide some information or referrals that could be helpful to you.

To find out further information on another country, click here: