Right now, over three million people around the world are being held in prison while they wait for a trial. We want states to use pre-trial detention only as a last resort and for people to be detained for as short a time as possible before a trial.Read more
We campaign on issues that threaten the right to a fair trial or reinforce discrimination and inequality in criminal justice.
Technological developments are changing all aspects of criminal justice systems - from profiling, policing and arrest through to trials, sentencing and probation decisions. We campaign to make sure that technical advances do not have a negative impact on our right to a fair trial.Read more
INTERPOL’s systems are being abused by governments to persecute refugees, journalists and peaceful political activists. INTERPOL needs to take action to prevent its systems being abused and be more transparent.Read more
The COVID-19 Justice Campaign is a global coalition created to resist and roll-back unaccountable criminal justice powers created during the pandemic.Read more
Governments should have effective extradition arrangements so that they can fight serious cross-border crime and terrorism, but extradition laws must contain safeguards to ensure that basic human rights are respected.Read more