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MacGregor Review Into Consular Services Recommends Improvements

MacGregor Review Into Consular Services Recommends Improvements

Following a series of Parliamentary Questions (and associated Freedom of Information Act requests) the Government has finally published a “Review of Complex Consular Cases” prepared by Dame Judith MacGregor in June 2019.   REDRESS welcomes the findings and recommendations of the Review, and the response of the… Read More

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