S.A. (a pseudonym given to her to protect her identity) was raped by a member of the Armed Forces in the late 2000s, during the armed conflict in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Andargachew “Andy” Tsege, UK citizen and father of three from London, was abducted under the orders of the Ethiopian authorities on 23 June 2014. He has remained in prison on death row in Ethiopia ever since.
Nazanin is a British-Iranian charity worker who has been arbitrarily detained in Iran since she was arrested on 3 April 2016. She remains in prison on unspecified charges, separated from her now three-year-old daughter and her husband.
Two of the applicants contend they were tortured as a reprisal for carrying out their professional work as journalists in The Gambia.
Yefri Edgar Peña Tuánama is a young transsexual who was denied urgent assistance from the Peruvian Police after being beaten by unknown assailants in a homophobic attack. He nearly died as a result.
Eight individuals, two male and six females, who were subjected to sexual violence during the post-election violence in Kenya in 2007/2008 are seeking justice and reparation before the High Court of Kenya.