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Verdiane at home, reunited with her family Verdiane was finally able to return to her village Verdiane and Aline Rwandan Lawyer Jacques Karamira

International Bridges to Justice

Org #249
Vetted since 2010
2000
year founded
$22,360
raised on GlobalGiving
16
years fundraising
3
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

In recognition of the fundamental principles of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, International Bridges to Justice, as a non-governmental and non-profit organization, is dedicated to ensuring the basic legal rights of ordinary citizens in developing countries. Specifically, IBJ works to guarantee all citizens the right to competent legal representation, the right to be protected from cruel and unusual punishment, and the right to a fair trial.

Project Leaders
Sanjeewa Liyanage
Sanjeewa Liyanage
Sanjeewa Liyanage
Sanjeewa Liyanage
Tim Scheu
Tim Scheu
Team
Karen Tse, Sanjeewa Liyanage
Organization Information
64 rue de Monthoux
Geneva, Geneva 1211
Switzerland
00 41 22 731-2441
Organization Information
64 rue de Monthoux
Geneva, Geneva 1211
Switzerland
00 41 22 731-2441

Project Reports

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Dec 15, 2011
Client tells IBJ, "You brought me back to life."
Verdiane, a Rwandan mother of four, was arrested after her ex-husband’s second wife arbitrarily accused her of spreading ethnic hatred. Verdiane was remanded in custody, tried before the Trial...
Aug 30, 2011
Following False Accusations and Unjust Imprisonment, an Innocent Man is Freed by his IBJ Lawyer
"The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood," said Martin Luther King, Jr.   From the time of the...
Nov 1, 2010
Challenging Unfair Proceedings in Rwanda
Persistence to Challenge Unfair Proceedings in Rwanda: the story of “Hope” and IBJ lawyer Mary Katushabe There is sometimes a blurred line between being the author of a criminal act or a...
 
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