Casework database

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.  

Prison bars

S.L. v Venezuela

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR)

S.L. (a pseudonym given to her to protect her identity) is a UK national who, whilst being held in prison in Venezuela, died on 13 March 2001 following a lack of medical care for her diabetic condition. S.L.’S STORY On 8 August 2000, S.L. was sentenced to prison in Venezuela.