Defending the
Human Right
to a
Fair Trial


EU Defence Rights 29 Jun 17

Understanding your rights in police custody: The European Union’s model of Letters of Rights

A summary guide explaining the use and importance of Letters of Rights. The right to information in criminal proceedings ensures that every arrested person knows why they have been arrested and what evidence has been collected against...

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INTERPOL 30 May 17

Strengthening INTERPOL: An Update (for consultation)

This report considers the actions INTERPOL has taken since the publication of Fair Trials’ 2013 report ‘Strengthening Report for Human Rights, Strengthening INTERPOL. You can read the report here. 

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Other 17 May 17

Accessible Letters of Rights in France-Country Report

Letters of Rights are written documents setting out the core procedural rights that a suspect or accused person has in criminal proceedings. If designed and used properly, Letters of Rights can improve procedural rights protection in...

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Other 27 Apr 17

The Disappearing Trial Report

A report drawing on research from over 90 countries, examining the growing reliance on plea bargaining. The report was produced with the pro-bono support of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Read and download the report here. A summary...

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News 27 Oct 16

Fair Trials signs joint letter to Polish authorities on constitutional crisis

Fair Trials has recently signed a joint letter to the Polish authorities calling for a solution to the constitutional crisis that is currently undergoing in Poland. The letter, addressed to President Andrzej Duda and Prime Minister...

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Other 19 Oct 16

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Fair Trials urges UK Foreign Secretary to call for Ethiopia to release British national held on death row

Fair Trials has signed an open letter to Boris Johnson, UK Foreign Secretary, asking him to reconsider his refusal to call for Ethiopia to return British national Andy Tsege to the UK. The letter, co-signed by Reprieve, Article...

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