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The Free Nazanin Campaign and REDRESS Call for Magnitsky sanctions on Perpetrators of Iran’s Hostage-taking 

The Free Nazanin Campaign and REDRESS Call for Magnitsky sanctions on Perpetrators of Iran’s Hostage-taking 

The Free Nazanin campaign and REDRESS, supported by victims of hostage-taking in Iran, have submitted a dossier to the new UK Foreign Secretary, Liz Truss, asking her to impose Magnitsky sanctions on ten Iranian officials involved in Iran’s hostage-taking.  Human rights (Magnitsky) sanctions, which were first introduced… Read More

REDRESS Mourns the Death of Leopoldo García Lucero, Who Paved the Way for Chilean Torture Survivors in Landmark Case

REDRESS Mourns the Death of Leopoldo García Lucero, Who Paved the Way for Chilean Torture Survivors in Landmark Case

REDRESS is greatly saddened by the recent death of Leopoldo García Lucero, a REDRESS client who achieved a landmark ruling upholding the right of torture survivors in exile to justice and reparation after surviving torture under the regime of General Augusto Pinochet in Chile.  The ruling was issued by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights on 28 August 2013. It was the first time the… Read More

Crisis of Inaction on Enforced Disappearances in Africa

Crisis of Inaction on Enforced Disappearances in Africa

Research by NGO coalition shows that underreporting and political disregard are undermining victims’ fight for justice A new report researched by REDRESS and supported by the findings from partner organisations, launched today, The Forgotten Victims: Enforced Disappearance in Africa, highlights the prevalence of the practice on the continent and… Read More

Civil Society Urges Sudanese Government to Transfer Former President Al-Bashir and Others to the International Criminal Court

Civil Society Urges Sudanese Government to Transfer Former President Al-Bashir and Others to the International Criminal Court

متوفر باللغة العربية The Sudanese transitional government must show its commitment to breaking with a decades-long legacy of impunity for grave human rights violations and international crimes by swiftly facilitating the handover of Omar al-Bashir, Ahmed Haroun, and Abdel Raheem Muhammed Hussein to the International Criminal Court… Read More