CTI, REDRESS and the Commonwealth Secretariat release report on Online Workshop for Commonwealth Caribbean Countries on UNCAT Ratification, Legislative Reform and Reporting
On 1-3 December, nine Caribbean countries, involving 23 government representatives, took part in an online workshop organised by the Convention against Torture Initiative, REDRESS and the Commonwealth Secretariat, hosted by the Governments of Chile and Grenada. The workshop was designed to support Caribbean governments to ratify, implement and report under the UN Convention against Torture and focused specifically on drafting cogent legal provisions for the criminalisation, prosecution and prevention of acts of torture and other ill-treatment.
From 14-15 November, REDRESS’s Legal Advisor, Chris Esdaile, is participating in the annual meeting of the Pan-African Reparations Initiative (PARI) convened by our partners, the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR), focussing on “The situation of torture in Africa”. PARI brings together approximately 30 experts and organisations… Read More
Read it in English here REDRESS, en partenariat avec la FIDH et Trust Africa, a tenu un séminaire sur la représentation des victimes devant la Cour pénale spéciale de Centrafrique, devant 18 avocats de victimes inscrit au Barreau de Centrafrique. Le séminaire a été tenu du 29… Read More
En Français ici REDRESS, in partnership with FIDH and Trust Africa, has held a workshop on the representation of victims before the Special Criminal Court (SCC) of the Central African Republic for 18 victims’ lawyers at the Central African Bar. The workshop was held in Bangui, CAR,… Read More
Charlie Loudon, International Legal Adviser at REDRESS, delivered the following remarks to a European Parliament workshop on 28 June 2018, “Universal Jurisdiction and International Crimes: Constraints and Best Practices”. The remarks focused on the importance of victim participation in universal jurisdiction proceedings and the role of the EU. The workshop… Read More
On 15th May, Fair Trials and REDRESS are holding a panel event to launch their new report ‘Tainted by Torture’, which examines the legal regimes in place to exclude evidence obtained by torture, and reveals how some of these regimes are failing to operate in reality. International law prohibits the use… Read More
REDRESS will attend the 62nd Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, which will take place from 25 April to the 9 May in Nouakchott, Mauritania, and will also participate in the NGO Forum preceding the session. The African Commission is Africa’s principal human rights mechanism… Read More