Alex Tinsley

Law Reform Officer for Fair Trials International

Alex Tinsley is the Law Reform Officer for Fair Trials International, a specialist NGO working to improve the protection of the right to a fair trial worldwide.

As Law Reform Officer, Alex works on Fair Trials’ campaigning work (including our campaign for reform of INTERPOL) as well as strategic cases within domestic and international courts. Before joining Fair Trials International, Alex spent six months at the Legal Service of the European Commission and assisted Advocate-General Sharpston QC at the Court of Justice of the EU, where he was more recently employed as a legal translator. Alex has also represented foreign nationals in immigration detention.
Consensus Builds for Interpol

Consensus Builds for Interpol Reform

It is unsurprising to see PACE, which brings together all these countries (along with the US and Canada as observers), taking an interest in the issue. Able to speak on behalf of all the key countries - both those generating exiles and those giving them refuge - it is well placed to inform INTERPOL of the risks and recommend appropriate reforms.
12/02/2014 12:14 GMT
Interpol Red Notices and the Rights of

Interpol Red Notices and the Rights of Refugees

As the recent cases of Sayed Abdel Latif and Mukhtar Ablyazov have showed, the increasing recourse to Interpol's systems is having a dramatic impact upon the institution of asylum, leaving some important unanswered questions about how Red Notices affect refugees.
13/08/2013 21:00 BST