REDRESS currently has over one hundred active cases in more than 40 countries encompassing all regions of the world. Given the sensitivity of the information, we are only able to highlight information which is in the public domain.
Zeinab Jalalian is a Kurdish women’s rights activist who was sentenced to death for “enmity against God” (moharebeh) by an Iranian court in 2008 in an unfair trial that lasted a few minutes. Her death sentence was commuted to life imprisonment in in 2011 and she is currently serving a…
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.
Mr Y (a pseudonym given to protect Mr Y from reprisals) was arbitrarily arrested in Libya in 2013 and has been kept detained ever since.