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Australia’s Brereton Report Shows Route to Accountability for War Crimes

Australia’s Brereton Report Shows Route to Accountability for War Crimes

The Brereton Report, a four-year inquiry into alleged war crimes by Australian special forces in Afghanistan, has found credible information related to the unlawful killing of 39 unarmed civilians or prisoners and the mistreatment of two unarmed individuals.  According to the report, the unlawful killings… Read More

Jagtar Singh Johal: Three Years Since His Alleged Torture in India

Jagtar Singh Johal: Three Years Since His Alleged Torture in India

On this day three years ago, Jagtar Singh Johal, a British citizen from Dumbarton, was hooded and seized from the streets of Punjab by Indian plain-clothes police officers. He asserts he was then severely tortured while in detention. Jagtar alleges that electric shocks were administered to his ears, nipples and… Read More

REDRESS joins call for public release of Afghanistan Inquiry report in Australia

REDRESS joins call for public release of Afghanistan Inquiry report in Australia

REDRESS and over 20 other Afghan, Australian and international human rights and legal organisations have written to the Assistant Inspector-General of the Australian Defence Force, Major General Justice Paul Brereton, urging him to commit to releasing the report of the Inquiry into allegations of breaches of international humanitarian law (IHL)… Read More

Threat of Return to Prison for Nazanin Risks More Years of Misery

Threat of Return to Prison for Nazanin Risks More Years of Misery

Iranian authorities on Tuesday 27 October 2020 summoned Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to court on Monday 2 November 2020, for a delayed hearing in a second court case against her. Nazanin has also been informed that following the hearing she is likely to return to prison, which would bring an end to… Read More