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Latest Cases

Imagine that you are arrested in a foreign country. You don’t speak the language and you have no idea of your rights.

Unfair trials and miscarriages of justice are, sadly, all too common. Each year Fair Trials International helps hundreds of people in this terrifying predicament to defend their right to a fair trial by providing, advice, assistance and referrals. Click on the blue dots on the map above to read about just a few of our cases from all over the globe. The red dots show where we have had requests for assistance over the last three months.

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Petr Silaev

Petr Silaev is a Russian activist & recognised refugee, who was imprisoned and threatened with extradition following a

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Benny Wenda

Benny Wenda is a West Papuan tribal leader who leads an international campaign for the independence of West Papua from Indonesia.

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Andrew Symeou

Andrew Symeou was extradited to Greece in July 2009 to face charges in connection with the death of a young man at a nightclub on

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Natalia Gorczowska

Natalia Gorczowska is a 23 year-old Polish national and mother of a one year-old baby. She had a terrible childhood in Poland and


Daniela Tarau

Maciej Dobrowolski

Garry MannPortugal

Mauricio Ochoa UriosteBolivia

Patricia PoleoVenezuela

Nadejda AtayevaUzbekistan

Roberto Bendaña McEwanNicaragua

Azer SamadovAzerbaijan

Michelle BetzEgypt

Bahar KimyongürTurkey

Mohammed AbadiSpain

Rachel BainesMiddle East