Publications

REDRESS’ publications are also available in hard copy format. Please contact us for further information on [email protected].

30 Years of Impact: Celebrating the Work of REDRESS

This report describes some of the ways in which REDRESS has delivered impact over the last 30 years, and provides some illustrations of what has been achieved through criminal cases, human rights cases, law reform, establishing the right to reparation, ground-breaking research reports, giving survivors a voice, and by supporting the anti-torture movement.

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A World Without Torture Brochure

This publication provides an overview of REDRESS' five main programmes, values, methods and recent impact.

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Joint briefing on the Illegal Migration Bill for Commons consideration of Lords amendments

REDRESS and 60+ organisations working across the UK signed this joint briefing to reject the Illegal Migration Bill in its entirety to protect everyone's right and urge Parliamentarians to support the Lords Amendment to mitigate its worst effects.

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Joint Letter to the UK at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) regarding Sudan

This is a joint CSO letter dated 10 July 2023 to the Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom to the United Nations ahead of the semi-annual briefing by the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to the United Nations Security Council, urging the UK to lead the way in ensuring the ICC can properly address ongoing international crimes being committed in Sudan.

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Joint NGO Letter: Free Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace after Two Years of Hunger Strike

On the second anniversary of Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace's hunger strike, REDRESS and 18 other  organisations have written the Bahraini authorities to express grave concern for the well-being of Dr Al-Singace, an academic, award-winning human rights defender and blogger serving a life sentence in Bahrain solely for exercising his rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.  

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Briefing Paper: Investigating Torture Against LGBTIQ+ Persons

This briefing sets out the relevant international standards concerning the duty to investigate torture against LGBTIQ+ persons and offers concrete recommendations to strengthen the legal framework and improve the practice of investigations into such discriminatory violence.

Chad Study on Opportunities for Reparations for Survivors of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence, Breaking the Silence

This report identifies opportunities and challenges for reparations of survivors of sexual and-gender based violence in Chad. The report shows how victims of CRSV have received no financial compensation or other forms of reparations, such as rehabilitation, despite sexual violence being so systematic under Habré that they were characterised as a crime against humanity by the Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC), an ad hoc court sitting in Senegal, established by Senegal and the African Union

Briefing Paper: The Illegal Migration Bill

This briefing paper focuses on the way in which the Illegal Migration Bill, if passed, would result in the UK breaching its obligations under international law against torture, in particular, the UN Convention against Torture (UNCAT) and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, both of which the UK has ratified 

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