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The International Justice Project, Newark, New Jersey

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Address: 744 Broad Street
Newark, New Jersey  07102  
United States
Fax: (973) 735-2695
Is 501(c)(3) nonprofit certified by the IRS?: Yes
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 15
EIN: 68-0661454
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Mission Statement


The IJP is a non-profit 501c3 organization launched in 2004 to advance human rights though the rule of law. Our current projects include supporting and assisting the representation of victims in the Darfur situation before the International Criminal Court, conducting international law trainings and lectures worldwide, and offering human rights impact assessments in the governmental and corporate sectors.

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The IJP‚’s founders, Raymond M. Brown, Esq. and Wanda M. Akin, Esq., are two of the 48 American lawyers qualified and permitted to appear before the International Criminal Court (ICC) as legal representatives for victims. Brown and Akin currently represent the first Darfurian victims recognized by the ICC to participate in the proceedings related to the Situation in Darfur as a whole. They also represent Darfurian victims participating in the case against Sudanese President Al Bashir. IJP engages in the following functions: Providing legal and logistical support to individuals seeking to submit applications for participation in proceedings at the ICC. Connecting survivors and their children with specialized medical care for the emotional, physical, and sexual trauma they have suffered. Identifying and training ‚"intermediaries‚", inter alia, translators and community leaders, to provide critical assistance to victims of human rights violations. Educating human rights advocates and activists through internships and speaking engagements throughout the U.S. and abroad. Training lawyers, intermediaries and others on the ICC and other fora on jurisprudence where international human rights issues are adjudicated.

The IJP‚’s founders, Raymond M. Brown, Esq. and Wanda M. Akin, Esq., are two of the 48 American lawyers qualified and permitted to appear before the International Criminal Court (ICC) as legal representatives for victims. Brown and Akin currently represent the first Darfurian victims recognized by the ICC to participate in the proceedings related to the Situation in Darfur as a whole. They also represent Darfurian victims participating in the case against Sudanese President Al Bashir. IJP engages in the following functions: Providing legal and logistical support to individuals seeking to submit applications for participation in proceedings at the ICC. Connecting survivors and their children with specialized medical care for the emotional, physical, and sexual trauma they have suffered. Identifying and training ‚"intermediaries‚", inter alia, translators and community leaders, to provide critical assistance to victims of human rights violations. Educating human rights advocates and activists through internships and speaking engagements throughout the U.S. and abroad. Training lawyers, intermediaries and others on the ICC and other fora on jurisprudence where international human rights issues are adjudicated.

Mission Statement: The IJP is a non-profit 501c3 organization launched in 2004 to advance human rights though the rule of law. Our current projects include supporting and assisting the representation of victims in the Darfur situation before the International Criminal Court, conducting international law trainings and lectures worldwide, and offering human rights impact assessments in the governmental and corporate sectors.

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