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Australia’s Brereton Report Shows Route to Accountability for War Crimes

Australia’s Brereton Report Shows Route to Accountability for War Crimes

The Brereton Report, a four-year inquiry into alleged war crimes by Australian special forces in Afghanistan, has found credible information related to the unlawful killing of 39 unarmed civilians or prisoners and the mistreatment of two unarmed individuals.  According to the report, the unlawful killings… Read More

Annual Review 2020

Annual Review 2020

Our Annual Review 2020 sets out what REDRESS achieved from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020. Our work was truly international, spanning five continents and over 40 countries. Amongst our many successes, we secured a landmark judgment at the Inter-American Court of… Read More

Jagtar Singh Johal: Three Years Since His Alleged Torture in India

Jagtar Singh Johal: Three Years Since His Alleged Torture in India

On this day three years ago, Jagtar Singh Johal, a British citizen from Dumbarton, was hooded and seized from the streets of Punjab by Indian plain-clothes police officers. He asserts he was then severely tortured while in detention. Jagtar alleges that electric shocks were administered to his ears, nipples and… Read More

REDRESS joins call for public release of Afghanistan Inquiry report in Australia

REDRESS joins call for public release of Afghanistan Inquiry report in Australia

REDRESS and over 20 other Afghan, Australian and international human rights and legal organisations have written to the Assistant Inspector-General of the Australian Defence Force, Major General Justice Paul Brereton, urging him to commit to releasing the report of the Inquiry into allegations of breaches of international humanitarian law (IHL)… Read More