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Ongoing violations of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s rights demand strongest action from the UK government as she begins hunger strike

Ongoing violations of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s rights demand strongest action from the UK government as she begins hunger strike

The appalling and ongoing violations of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s rights demand that the UK Government pursue all available options to protect her and obtain redress, including placing her under diplomatic protection as she starts a hunger strike today. Iranian authorities have restricted calls to her family, reduced food rations and have… Read More

Alejandra Vicente appointed Head of Law of REDRESS

Alejandra Vicente appointed Head of Law of REDRESS

REDRESS is delighted to announce that Alejandra Vicente is to become the new Head of Law for REDRESS from 1 November 2018, based at our office in The Hague. Alejandra is a recognized expert in international human rights law, and a leading practitioner of strategic human rights litigation. Alejandra was… Read More

REDRESS is saddened and disappointed that British-Iranian mum Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was returned to Evin prison today

REDRESS is saddened and disappointed that British-Iranian mum Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was returned to Evin prison today

The Free Nazanin campaign confirmed today that Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe had been returned to Evin prison this evening, after she was denied an extension of a three-day furlough (temporary release) granted last week. Nazanin had spent this time with her family in Tehran and her four-year-old daughter Gabriella.After being informed that she would… Read More

Joint statement by leading human rights organisations on the review of the UK’s torture policy

Joint statement by leading human rights organisations on the review of the UK’s torture policy

After cross‐party calls from Parliamentarians and the public, the Investigatory Powers Commissioner’s Office (IPCO) has announced the launch of a public consultation on the UK’s policy against involvement in torture, the ‘Consolidated Guidance’ [1] Our organisations welcome this change in approach from the Prime Minister, who had previously advocated a… Read More

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