International Bridges to Justice (IBJ) describes itself as an independent, non-profit NGO that “strives to protect due process and achieve fair trials for the accused throughout the world. In countries where governmental commitment to human rights principles has, as of yet, failed to meet its practical goal, IBJ fills the gap between human rights legislation and domestic implementation.” Learn more about IBJ’s important work.
IBJ MISSION STATEMENT:
“In recognition of the fundamental principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, International Bridges to Justice (IBJ) is dedicated to protecting the basic legal rights of ordinary citizens in developing countries. Specifically IBJ works to guarantee all citizens the right to competent legal respresentation, the right to be protected from cruel and unusual punishment, and the right to a fair trial.”