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The UK army torture in Iraq must be investigated

REDRESS, the international human rights organisation with a mandate to help torture survivors obtain justice, has this week released a new Report entitled UK ARMY IN IRAQ: Time To Come Clean On Civilian Torture, exposing serious failures in the way civilian detention was planned prior to the invasion, contributing to… Read More

REDRESS calls for enactment of new torture damages bill

REDRESS, the international human rights organisation with a mandate to assist torture survivors to obtain justice, today called for the speedy enactment of the Torture (Damages) Bill, a Private Members’ Bill sponsored by the Lord Archer of Sandwell QC. The Bill would enable torture survivors to bring a claim for… Read More

Top UK court orders probe into Mousa’s death by torture

REDRESS, the international human rights organisation with a mandate to help torture survivors obtain justice, welcomes today’s ruling by the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords that Baha Mousa’s death at the hands of British troops in Iraq can be considered under the Human Rights Act of 1998. Hotel… Read More

Call to end European safe havens for Rwandan perpetrators

13 Years after the Rwandan genocide, it is unacceptable that perpetrators continue to live freely in Europe, said The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the Redress Trust (REDRESS) on the occasion of their Conference marking the 13th Anniversary of the genocide of Tutsis in Rwanda, in which up to… Read More