Publications

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Report Summary: Ruining A Country, Devastating Its People

This report summary highlights the key findings and recommendations of our report "Ruining A Country, Devastating Its People: Accountability for serious violations of international human rights and humanitarian law in Sudan since 15 April 2023". The report sets out the context of the armed conflict, the overarching legal framework that applies during the armed conflict, prima facie evidence of legal violations committed by the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces and accountability avenues or measures for these alleged violations and some of the obstacles likely to be encountered. We thank the German Federal Foreign Office for making the Arabic translation of this summary report possible.

UK Targeted Sanctions Quarterly Update: September 2023

This quarterly briefing provides an overview of recent developments in the UK's use of its targeted sanctions regimes as of 1 September 2023.

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UN Submission to CED and WGEID on Short-term Enforced Disappearances

This submission addresses the three questions posed by the CED and WGEID regarding short-term disappearances (SED) from the perspective of the prohibition on torture. Using examples from SED cases in which REDRESS has been involved, this submission discusses the concept of SED and their manifestations in Sudan and Egypt, evaluates the legal and practical circumstances that lead to SED, and enumerates safeguards against SED including recommendations for States and the CED and WGEID.

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REDRESS Bulletin: Ninth Edition

The ninth edition of our Bulletin features our recent event in London celebrating 30 years of REDRESS and other success stories related to our litigation, advocacy and legal research. One of these stories is the launch of the United Against Torture Consortium on 26 June, a ground-breaking initiative to challenge the widespread use of torture worldwide and provide much-needed support for survivors. REDRESS will work alongside five other international anti-torture NGOs and in collaboration with over 200 organisations in more than 100 countries, to present a united front to defeat torture. 

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Joint Civil Society Statement on the Passage of the Illegal Migration Act

In this joint letter, REDRESS together with a coalition of 290 organisations condemn the passage of the Illegal Migration Act, and stand in solidarity with all who will be affected.

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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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