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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.

News

U.S. Court Finds Former Liberian Military Commander Liable for War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity

Colonel Moses Thomas held responsible for the 1990 massacre of 600 civilians sheltering in a church Media Contact: Lisa Cohen (310) 395-2544 / lisa@lisacohen.org Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 16, 2021 In a historic decision released today, a Pe

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Yazidi women seek justice in U.S. court for crimes committed by ISIL

April 29, 2021 – Alexandria, Virginia Amal Clooney, the Center for Justice & Accountability (CJA), and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP represent five Yazidi women as victims’ counsel in U.S. prosecution of an accused ISIL member. On Tuesday, a moti

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Universal Jurisdiction Annual Review 2021

The Center for Justice and Accountability is proud to join TRIAL International, REDRESS, the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, the International Federation for Human Rights, and Civitas Maxima in publishing this year’s Universal Juri

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