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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

Pan-African Reparation Initiative meets in Johannesburg

Pan-African Reparation Initiative meets in Johannesburg

From 14-15 November, REDRESS’s Legal Advisor, Chris Esdaile, is participating in the annual meeting of the Pan-African Reparations Initiative (PARI) convened by our partners, the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR), focussing on “The situation of torture in Africa”. PARI brings together approximately 30 experts and organisations… Read More

REDRESS Internship – London or The Hague

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. We seek to provide REDRESS interns with the experience of working in an… Read More

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