-The Arab Council for Supporting Fair Trials (ACSFT) was established in 2006 as an NGO to defend
and freedoms in Egypt and other Arab countries.
-The Arab Council is a main partner with the UN's Refugee Agency (UNHCR) concerning protection and
legal aid for refugees. We are aware of the contribution of the EU to the UNHCR in order to assist
them through their mission in protecting and helping refugees in Egypt. The EU contributes in the
success of ACSFT in providing the free legal aid for free and guarantees that the targeted
categories do not bare any costs.
-The council is in cooperation and coordination with the IOM to help the immigrants.
-The council aims to supporting the Human rights of the refugees, asylum seekers and immigrants in
Egypt, and supporting a fair and just trial according to national and international standards.
-ACSFT scope of work is spread in Cairo, Giza and 6th of October city, as well as hoping for
expansion in: Arish, Marsa Matrouh and Assouan.
-ACFST works with a specialized team of lawyers, researchers, translators who are involved in the
-ACSFT has a large network of lawyers due to the fact that Mr. Abdel Gawad, the chairman of ACSFT,
is the vice president of the Egyptian bar association