We believe that empowering and defending human rights defenders is an absolute necessity to foster positive change and end injustice for all. To that end, we provide them with advocacy and litigation support.
Committed to creating and fostering sustainable change, we are currently working on a selective community-powered online leadership and human rights program made by human rights defenders for human rights defenders. Stay tuned and contact us to know more.
Open Dialog Foundation and Destination Justice wish to raise awareness of the practice of persecuting independent advocates currently in place in the Republic of Moldova
15 December 2016 EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini European Neighbourhood Policy & Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn The President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker European Parliament President Martin Schulz PACE President Pedro Agramunt OSCE PA President Christine Muttonen United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein […]
The UN Human Rights Committee raises serious concerns about the full implementation of freedom of expression and political participation in Kazakhstan
Geneva 23 June 2016 – On 22 and 23 June 2016 the UN Human Rights Committee – the body that monitors the implementation of the rights enshrined in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) – reviewed for the second time since Kazakhstan is a party to the ICCPR the status of civil […]
The Open Dialog Foundation and Destination Justice bring international attention to violations of freedom of expression in Kazakhstan
On 22-23 June 2016, the UN Human Rights Committee will consider the implementation of Kazakhstan’s obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). Destination Justice and the Open Dialog Foundation presented the Committee with a report in which they drew the Committee’s attention to the gross violations in Kazakhstan of freedom of […]
Destination Justice Finds Violations of Fair Trial Rights and Threats to the Freedom of Expression in Trial of Malaysian Human Rights Defender Lena Hendry
Phnom Penh, 14 April 2016 – Destination Justice released a report today documenting its findings following the monitoring of the trial of Malaysian human rights defender Lena Hendry, who was arrested, criminally charged, and acquitted in connection with the screening of the film “No Fire Zone: In The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka” (NFZ) in […]
Destination Justice Petitions the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention in the Case of Mansur Mingelov
On 22 May 2015, Destination Justice filed a petition with the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (UNWGAD) against the Government of Turkmenistan, calling for urgent action and the immediate release of Turkmen citizen and minority rights advocate Mansur Mingelov. The American Bar Association (ABA) Center for Human Rights has supported Destination Justice’s efforts through its Justice Defenders Program, which coordinates pro bono legal support to human rights defenders.
On 15 February 2015, the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights (the African Commission) issued its first-ever provisional measures against Ethiopia in a case championed by legal experts Dr. Abadir Ibrahim and Dr. Awol Allo with the support of Destination Justice Principal Consultants Silvia Palomba and Doreen Chen and their Litigation Program team.