Limited inquiries in response to complaints received by Transparency Vanuatu suggest that over the last 10 years the operation of the judicial system, and particularly the courts, has deteriorated to the point where hundreds of cases have not been dealt with in any depth, judgements never given, and the management of cases has come to halt for unexplained reasons. The objective of this project was to investigate why cases have not progresses nor been finalised in a timely manner.
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The Child Rights International Network (CRIN) is a global research, policy and advocacy organisation. Their work is grounded in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
The Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT) is an independent NGO based in Geneva. They work for a world free from torture, where the rights and dignity of all persons deprived of liberty are respected.
Index on Censorship is an international organization that promotes and defends the right to freedom of expression. Index uses a unique combination of journalism, campaigning and advocacy to defend freedom of expression for those facing censorship and repression, including journalists, writers, social media users, bloggers, artists, politicians, scientists, academics, activists and citizens.
The Association for Progressive Communications (APC)’s mission is to empower and support organizations, social movements and individuals in and through the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to build strategic communities and initiatives for the purpose of making meaningful contributions to equitable human development, social justice, participatory political processes and environmental sustainability.
The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center is an independent non-profit organization that was founded in 2004 by human rights scholars and lawyers. The mission of the Center is to: establish a comprehensive and objective historical record of the human rights situation in Iran, and on the basis of this record, establish responsibility for patterns of…
The Committee’s research and publication activities focus on how the North Korean totalitarian regime abuses the rights of its citizens, its vast system of political prisons and labor camps, the regime’s denial of equal access to food and goods, and the plight of refugees fleeing to China. Their well researched and well-written studies have established…
EARLA provides legal technical assistance to the legal reform community in Egypt. This community encompasses lawyers, judges, scholars, practitioners, civil society actors, and non-profit organizations invested in promoting the rule of law in Egypt. EARLA works to improve government transparency and accountability, as well as protect media and citizen access to information through the reform…
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development. They work to ensure that rights and freedoms are enhanced and protected as our use of technology grows.