Who is CFJ?

The Committee for Justice (CFJ) is an independent association for the defense of human rights based in Geneva, Switzerland and established in 2015 by a diverse group of human rights advocates. CFJ’s mission is to defend victims of and persons vulnerable to human rights violations with focus on the Middle East and North Africa region. CFJ seeks – through observing and documentation – to present a credible picture of human rights abuses enabling the international community, CSOs and knowledge hubs to provide alternative solutions concerning the human rights situation in the region, to conduct justice for victims, obtain reparation and counter impunity for perpetrators of human rights violations.

Our Mission

The mission of the Committee for Justice is to contribute to the protection and defense of victims of human rights violations with a focus on the Middle East and North Africa region. In order to do that, CFJ collects the necessary information to present a credible picture of the human rights situation in the region. Its method consists in observing, monitoring and documenting abuses and developments in policy and practice in those countries, where there is a lack of information

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Reports

Report on the “Execution of the Right to a Fair Trial”

Geneva 11 October 2017 Egypt Project Detention watch “Committee for Justice” published a report titled ‘Execution of the Right to a Fair [...]

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We are dying, everyday

Geneva 5 October 2017 Egypt Project: Detention Watch The Committee for Justice is publishing report “We are dying, everyday” Treatment [...]

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Assiut General Prison: Excessive Use of Force Against Political Detainees

Assiut General Prison: Excessive Use of Force Against Political Detainees Geneva 31 July 2017 The Committee for Justice has documented serious [...]

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Report Egypt: Detention watch 3 (May 2017)

  Report Egypt: Detention watch 3 (May 2017) Following CfJ’s first two report on human rights violations against detainees in Egyptian [...]

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Report Egypt: Detention watch 2 (March-April 2017)

  Report Egypt: Detention watch 2 (March-April 2017) Following CfJ’s first report on human rights violations against detainees in Egyptian detention [...]

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Report: Egypt: Detention Watch 1 (Jan-Feb 2017)

Press Release Monthly Report of Violations in Detention Places in Egypt  “Detention Watch” “Human Rights Violations Inside Detention Centers in Egypt” January [...]

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