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Avec des développements dans plus de 60 affaires devant 16 juridictions nationales, l’année 2021 a vu la compétence universelle jouer un rôle toujours plus important pour rendre justice aux victimes de crimes internationaux. TRIAL International publie aujourd’hui, en collaboration avec Civitas Maxima, CJA, ECCHR, la FIFDH et REDRESS,… Read More
Today REDRESS and the Convention against Torture Initiative (CTI) launch their joint report entitled Anti-Torture Standards in common law Africa: Good Practices and Way Forward.
The report reviews the anti-torture legal and regulatory framework in The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan, Uganda and Zimbabwe and provides an analysis of standards in place to prevent, prohibit and respond to torture and other ill-treatment in these States. Read More
REDRESS has made a submission to the Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group, focusing on the UK’s performance on issues relating to torture and ill-treatment. Some of the key points covered in the submission are as follows: The UK… Read More
REDRESS and its South African partners, Access Chapter 2, have made a joint submission as part of the Fourth Cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of South Africa that will be held in October and November 2022. The submission focuses on… Read More
Download Briefing متوفر باللغة العربية In a briefing published today, REDRESS, the People’s Legal Aid Centre (PLACE), the Darfur Bar Association, and the Emergency Lawyers Group outline patterns of arrests and detentions conducted under Sudan’s emergency laws. Drawing on… Read More
Who are the Central Reserve Police? REDRESS welcomes today’s announcement that the US Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has designated the Central Reserve Police (CRP) of Sudan for sanctions for its involvement in serious human rights violations since the 25 October 2021 military… Read More
Today REDRESS and our Kenyan partners, the National Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission (NGLHRC), made a submission to the Committee against Torture (CAT) as part of its examination of Kenya’s treaty obligations, which will take place from 19 April to 13 May 2022. The… Read More
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a victim of torture and hostage-taking in Iran for nearly six years, has been allowed to leave Iran and will be returning home to her family in the UK today. REDRESS, which has campaigned for her release since 2016, celebrates the end of a horrific six-year ordeal that… Read More