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REDRESS Calls for the Use of Magnitsky Sanctions to Prevent Mass Atrocities

REDRESS Calls for the Use of Magnitsky Sanctions to Prevent Mass Atrocities

Today, REDRESS has submitted evidence to an inquiry into the effectiveness of the UK’s approach to prevent atrocity crimes inside and outside of conflicts. The inquiry is carried out by the International Development Committee, which is responsible for scrutinising UK aid and official development assistance by other UK government departments. Read More

Sri Lankan Police Found Responsible for Torture and Arbitrary Arrest of Young Man Beaten and Attacked with Acid  

Sri Lankan Police Found Responsible for Torture and Arbitrary Arrest of Young Man Beaten and Attacked with Acid  

The Human Rights Committee, a UN body which examines human rights complaints, has found Sri Lanka responsible for the arbitrary arrest and torture of Asantha Aravinda by the Sri Lankan police in 2008.   REDRESS and Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC), who brought the case before the Committee in 2011, welcome the decision issued on 24 November 2021. … Read More