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.  

The Baha Mousa case

European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR)

Six Iraqi civilians were killed by UK soldiers during the Iraq war, one of them being Baha Mousa, a receptionist at a nearby hotel. Subsequently Baha Mousa's father pursued legal avenues against the British involvement and complacency of the torture committed by British troops, and resulted in a huge development for British and International Human Rights Law. 

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