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ICC prosecutor initiates Darfur cases

Today Mr. Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), will take evidence to the Court’s Pre-Trial Chamber detailing widespread attacks and crimes committed against the civilian population in Darfur. “This is a historic step – it brings the court to life in Darfur and is a vital acknowledgement… Read More

Landmark House of Lords Decision in Torture Evidence Case

REDRESS, the international NGO that represents torture survivors in the UK and abroad, and one of 17 organisations which intervened in the case of A (FC) and others v Secretary of State for the Home Department, welcomes today’s decision that evidence obtained by torture is inadmissible in British courts. “We… Read More

Limited ICC charges may trigger recriminations in Eastern Congo

Today the International Criminal Court ends the confirmation hearing against Thomas Lubanga, former leader of the UPC in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo; the first person to be arrested and brought before the ICC for war crimes. The Court’s Pre-Trial Judges will now decide if the Prosecutor has sufficient evidence… Read More

Second public hearing of the office of the prosecutor

REDRESS, the international NGO promoting victims’ rights, is grateful to the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) for organising this Second Public Hearing. We hope it will be a useful opportunity to exchange views and to enhance cooperation between the OTP, civil society groups and other stakeholders. REDRESS has been involved… Read More