We make law.
CJA has developed key legal doctrine that sets standards for international human rights prosecutions.
We uphold truth & dignity.
“Survivors of torture around the world will not be silenced. With the help of CJA we are rising up to hold our abusers accountable.” – Nobel Prize winner and CJA client Rigoberta Menchú Tum.
We win cases.
CJA has won favorable verdicts in every case that has gone to trial.
- February 21, 2021
MEDIA ADVISORY Human Rights Council Must Break Cycle of Impunity in Sri Lanka 22 Organizations Urge UN Resolution Ensuring Human Rights and Justice in Sri Lanka (Geneva, Switzerland — February 22, 2021) The UN Human Rights Council must take immediate a
- January 20, 2021
President Joseph R. Biden 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, D.C. 20500 January 20, 2020 Dear Mr. President: The Center for Justice and Accountability (CJA) is a U.S.-based human rights organization dedicated to deterring torture, crimes against hu
- January 13, 2021
Last week’s insurrection at the Capitol made one thing clear: This is not a moment for American exceptionalism. As a mob incited by politicians refusing to accept the results of a free and fair election descended on the Capitol, President-elect Joe Bid