Country: Niger (the)

  • Defending the defence: The lawyer faced with the peril of repression

    Defending the defence: The lawyer faced with the peril of repression

    Legal proceedings, harassment, intimidation, deprivation of liberty, and sometimes direct physical harm. Throughtout the world, lawyers working on behalf of human rights, civil society or vulnerable groups are threatened and attacked simply for doing their job. This is the reality that we and our partners have to face wherever we operate. Our teams report repeated…

  • Justice ExPEERience, the human rights network launched by ASF, celebrates its second anniversary

    Justice ExPEERience, the human rights network launched by ASF, celebrates its second anniversary

    Two years ago, Avocats Sans Frontières launched Justice ExPEERience, a network for the promotion of human rights, as well as an online platform of the same name to support and energise this network. This anniversary is an opportunity for us to look back at the history and mandate of the Justice ExPEERience network and its…

  • Report Justice ExPEERience 2021-2023
  • (French) Report Justice ExPEERience 2021-2023
  • ExPEERience Talk #11 – Decriminalising poverty, status and activism: a global emergency, an international campaign

    ExPEERience Talk #11 – Decriminalising poverty, status and activism: a global emergency, an international campaign

    This 11th ExPEERience Talk will be devoted to the Campaign for the Decriminalisation of Poverty, Status and Activism. Several of its members will present its history and how it operates. They will discuss the challenges encountered and the opportunities presented by the networking of a multiplicity of actors to tackle a global and systemic issue…

  • The campaign to decriminalise poverty, activism and status

    The campaign to decriminalise poverty, activism and status

    The Campaign for the Decriminalisation of Poverty, Status and Activism, launched in Africa, South Asia, North America and the Caribbean, is led by a coalition of civil society organisations calling for the revision and repeal of laws that target people because of their status (social, political or economic) or their activism. In many countries, criminal…

  • ASF in Niger

    ASF in Niger

    Context Located in the heart of the Sahel, Niger is one of the poorest countries in the world, although its subsoil is rich in resources. Its geographical position gives it the status of a ‘migratory crossroads’, making Niger a country of origin, transit and destination for migratory movements. In addition to the difficulties associated with…