This case concerns serious human rights violations suffered by four journalists in The Gambia, including torture, persecution, unlawful arrest and detention.
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. She 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.
Essam Atta was an Egyptian civilian who was arbitrarily detained, tried and sentenced by a military court. He was tortured to death in prison by Egyptian authorities in 2011.
Kamilya Mohammedi Tuweni was kidnapped by Kenyan counter-terrorism forces in 2017 after being mistaken for an Al-Qaeda operative. She was kept in secret detention in four different East African countries for more than two months, threatened with rape and beaten. KAMILYA’S STORY On 7 January 2007, Kamilya Mohammedi Tuweni travelled…
Leopoldo García Lucero was subjected to torture and forced exile under the Pinochet regime in Chile in the 1970s.