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.  

Kamilya Mohammedi Tuwedi.

Kamilya Mohammedi Tuweni

Kamilya Mohammedi Tuweni was kidnapped by Kenyan counter-terrorism forces in 2007 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 Garcia Lucero

Inter-American Court of Human Rights (ICHR)

Leopoldo García Lucero was subjected to torture and forced exile under the Pinochet regime in Chile in the 1970s. LEOPOLDO’s STORY On 11 September 1973, General Augusto Pinochet overthrew the democratically elected President Salvador Allende in a military coup in Chile. Leopoldo García Lucero, an Allende supporter, was arrested shortly…