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REDRESS Internship

REDRESS is seeking applications from excellent graduates, postgraduates and individuals in the early stages of their careers with a strong background in international human rights law to contribute to its work in either London or The Hague. Read More

Ongoing violations of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s rights demand strongest action from the UK government as she begins hunger strike

Ongoing violations of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s rights demand strongest action from the UK government as she begins hunger strike

The appalling and ongoing violations of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s rights demand that the UK Government pursue all available options to protect her and obtain redress, including placing her under diplomatic protection as she starts a hunger strike today. Iranian authorities have restricted calls to her family, reduced food rations and have… Read More

2019 elections to the United Nations Committee against Torture

2019 elections to the United Nations Committee against Torture

In October 2019, elections to the UN Committee against Torture will take place as the term of five Committee members ends on 31 December 2019. REDRESS and other human rights NGOs are encouraging States parties to consider the key criteria highlighted by the organisations here for the selection of… Read More

Council of Europe calls on Greece to reform its law on torture

Council of Europe calls on Greece to reform its law on torture

The Council of Europe has re-emphasised the need for Greece to improve its law and practice on the prosecution of torture. In a decision issued on 6 December 2018, the Committee of Ministers increased the pressure on Greece to implement the decisions of the European Court of Human Rights in… Read More

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