Monday 12 August 2019

Victims of parental child abduction denounce Japan in a complaint to UN’s highest human rights body

Jessica Finelle filed a complaint before the United Nations Human Rights Council, accusing Japan of conducting a pattern of serious violations of the rights of the child.

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Tuesday 9 April 2019

CNN : interview of Jessica Finelle to denounce the fourth arrest of Mr Carlos Ghosn

Jessica Finelle explains how Mr Ghosn’s re-arrest, after being released under bail, was intended to muzzle him as he was about to speak for the first time and expose his arguments of defense.

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Tuesday 9 April 2019

bbc.co.uk : “Carlos Ghosn held hostage by Japan legal system, says lawyer”

“Jessica Finelle told the BBC Mr Ghosn’s “arbitrary detention” violated his right to a fair trial and says a complaint has been filed with the UN.
She said the standard of his treatment did not meet international norms.”

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Monday 8 April 2019

Alaa al-Aswany, author of the « Yacoubian Building », calls upon the UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and the protection of freedom of expression to end persecution against him

François Zimeray, Matthias Fekl and Jessica Finelle submitted an allegation letter to the UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of freedom of expression to decry Alaa al-Aswany’s fate in Egypt.

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Thursday 4 April 2019

AP News : Ghosn predicted arrest in French TV interview

Lawyer Jessica Finelle told The Associated Press in Paris that the family is “extremely shocked” that Tokyo prosecutors arrested Ghosn for a fourth time Thursday. He denies wrongdoing.Finelle accused Japanese authorities of trying to “shut him up,” because Ghosn was arrested just after he announced plans for a news conference […]

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Saturday 2 February 2019

lorientlejour.com : “Arabie: nouvelle audience dimanche pour un religieux dissident qui encourt la peine de mort”

Saudi justice called a new hearing on Sunday in the trial of Saudi dissident religious Salman al-Aoudah, who faces the death penalty “for a tweet” over the crisis with Qatar, according to his French lawyers.

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Friday 1 February 2019

lefigaro.fr : “Affaire Carlos Ghosn : le Japon, archipel de l’arbitraire judiciaire”, by François Zimeray

“The conditions of Carlos Ghosn’s imprisonment in Japan illustrate how much the Japanese justice system ignores the presumption of innocence, argues François Zimeray, a lawyer at the Paris Bar and the International Criminal Court (…)”.

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Friday 1 February 2019

france24.com : “Asia Bibi’s lawyer seeking European passport”

“Saif-ul-Mulook has been targeted by death threats since his the spectacular acquittal of his client Asia Bibi, a labourer from central Punjab province on death row since 2010.
“He is hoping that people will take into account his heroic actions in defending Ms Bibi, given the current circumstances in Pakistan, which led him to exchange his freedom for hers,” Mulook’s lawyer Francois Zimeray told AFP (…)”.

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Wednesday 30 January 2019

BFM TV : “Carlos Ghosn est-il victime d’un complot ?”

Intervention of François Zimeray on BFM TV.

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