Welcome to Project Expedite Justice.
Despite progress in the world, there are countries where people are still being persecuted based on their gender, race, political affiliations, and religious beliefs. Countries where rapes, murders, torture, human trafficking, and modern-day slavery continue in all forms. Countries where the basic needs of people are not fulfilled. We at PEJ believe that pursuing accountability is a step toward eradicating these problems, and thus, will allow for a directional transition toward peace and prosperity.
PEJ is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, and its mission is to assist victims of mass atrocities and serious human rights abuses to find justice through all available legal mechanisms. We leverage our expertise in litigation and trial work to build the capacity of communities and organizations on the ground to collect evidence and document abuses. We carry out research to identify the most promising legal fora to pursue accountability and guide appropriate cases through the legal process. By combining training, mentoring, and independent legal consulting, we aim to create a sustainable model for fighting impunity, realizing accountability, and permanently disabling and dismantling the criminal networks responsible for the atrocities we address.
Since our founding in 2016, PEJ and its partners have engaged in efforts to promote accountability in Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America.
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