Thursday 30 March 2023 : “Ukrainian billionaire Zhevago to be released on bail pending French extradition hearing”

After several months of a procedure under pressure, Jessica Finelle and François Zimeray, together with Etienne Arnaud, obtained from the Chambéry Court of Appeal a decision dated 30 March 2023 refusing their client’s extradition to Ukraine.

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Thursday 2 February 2023 : “Myanmar junta extends state of emergency, delaying elections”

“It is clear that the junta’s goal is for her to die in prison,” French lawyers François Zimeray and Jessica Finelle who represent Suu Kyi, said in a statement.

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Wednesday 25 May 2022 : “Suu Kyi’s family file complaint at UN against her detention”

Zimeray & Finelle Avocats has petitioned the UN and denounced Aung San Suu Kyi’s «judicial kidnapping », perpetrated by the Burmese military junta.

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Monday 22 November 2021

New York Post : “Ghislaine Maxwell’s family appeals to UN for her release from jail”

“The petition seeks for the UN to call on the US government to release Maxwell pending trial and to urge an independent investigation into her “arbitrary detention.” (…)
In addition to the jail conditions, Zimeray and Finelle argued that Maxwell will never be given a fair trial because she has been convicted in the court of public opinion — and that prosecutors have not tried to show she is presumed innocent.”

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Tuesday 2 November 2021

News in 24 : “After four years in prison in Turkey, Fabien Azoulay is free”

“For Fabien, it is the end of a long ordeal and for us a moving victory” , greeted in a press release his lawyers, Carole-Olivia Montenot and François Zimeray. “Four years of unjust and brutal detention that will mark him for life. This outcome owes everything to the obstinacy of its support, to legal rigor and diplomacy. Convinced of his innocence, we have never given in to the temptation of discouragement. For Fabien, it’s a new start. ”

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Tuesday 17 August 2021 : “Detained for four years in difficult conditions in Turkey, Fabien Azoulay will be transferred to France”

“His lawyers, Mes Carole-Olivia Montenot and François Zimeray, welcomed in a press release “The culmination of a long struggle, in which the mobilization of public opinion was decisive”. (…) In April, Mes Montenot and Zimeray had raised for the first time publicly the case of their client, assuring that he had been “Victim of aggravated violence committed by a fellow prisoner”, who had inflicted on him in 2018 “Burns due to his homosexuality and his belonging to the Jewish religion”. (…)”

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Saturday 10 July 2021

France Info : grève de la faim d’un père français victime de l’enlèvement de ses deux enfants au Japon

Interview de Jessica Finelle

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Thursday 10 June 2021 : “CFWIJ denounces the intimidation from the State of Venezuela of journalist Andreina Mujica”

“According to her lawyer, Francois Zimeray, “Andreina was released because the complaint against her was totally unsubstantiated. We are considering the option of filing a libel case against the counsel for their slanderous action against Andreina. Nothing was threatening in the post. She even limited herself from exercising her right to freedom of expression and from reporting free of fear”.

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Wednesday 14 April 2021

Al Arabia TV Channel

Broadcasting reporting on the criminal complaint filed by Zimeray & Finelle law firm against former Iraki Prime Minister Adel Abdel-Mahdi for crimes against humanity (interview of Jessica Finelle)

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