General Principles of Fair Trial

Fair trial rights and trial monitoring handbook (Cambodia)

The Cambodian Center for Human Rights published this handbook to share their experience and knowledge in trial monitoring and to strengthen the protection and promotion of fair trial rights and the due administration of justice in Cambodia through the monitoring of criminal trials. Link to Document

The “Right” to a fair trial

This report aims to present reasons as to why people generally do not have the right to a fair trial, and aims to explain the fair administration of justice from a more realistic approach. Link to Report

Principles and Guidelines on the Right to a Fair Trial and Legal Assistance in Africa

This guide elaborates, in detail,  the principles and guidelines on the right to a fair trial and Legal Assistance in Africa within the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights. Link to Document

Right to a Fair Trial

This factsheet briefly explains section 21 of the Human Rights Act of the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly. Link to Document

Fair trial manual- second edition

This manual explains how fair trial rights have been interpreted by human rights bodies and by international courts. It covers rights before and during trial, and during appeals. It also covers special cases, including death penalty trials, cases brought against children, and fair trial rights during armed conflict. Link to Document

EU charter of fundamental rights

This text explains in detail Article 47 of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights: the right to an effective remedy and to a fair tria. It also presents relevant case law and related publications by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights. Link to Document

Sixth Amendment: Rights of Accused In Criminal Prosecutions – Right To A Speedy And Public Trial

This text explains the rights of the accused to a speedy and public trial within the U.S. constitution. Link to Document

The right to a fair trial: A guide to the implementation of Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights

This guide is designed to introduce all those involved in the administration of justice to the guarantees contained in Article 6 of the European Convention for Human Rights. It also answers basic questions as to how fair trial standards should be achieved. Link to Document

Guide on Article 6: Right to a Fair Trial

This guide informs legal practitioners about the fundamental judgments delivered by the European Court for Human Rights while specifically analyzing the case-law on Article 6 of the European Convention for Human Rights: the right to a fair trial. Link to Document

The Right to a Fair Trial: Part I – From Investigation to Trial

This guide highlights the principal international legal rules concerning the individual rights that must be secured during criminal investigations, and the application of these rules by the international monitoring organs. Link to Document