Benny Wenda is a West Papuan tribal leader who leads an international campaign for the independence of West Papua from Indonesia.
Imagine that you are arrested in a foreign country. You don’t speak the language and you have no idea of your rights.
Unfair trials and miscarriages of justice are, sadly, all too common. Each year Fair Trials International helps hundreds of people in this terrifying predicament to defend their right to a fair trial by providing, advice, assistance and referrals. Click on the blue dots on the map above to read about just a few of our cases from all over the globe. The red dots show where we have had requests for assistance over the last three months.
Mr Graham Mitchell, a British citizen from Kent, was prosecuted for attempted murder in Portugal in 1994-5. He spent one year in
Andrew Symeou was extradited to Greece in July 2009 to face charges in connection with the death of a young man at a nightclub on