Alleged torturer questioned in Bahrain on “fraud and other abuses”

REDRESS applauds yesterday’s reported detention of Adel Felaifel, a former member of the Bahraini Security and Intelligence Services, who is accused of perpetrating countless acts of torture in Bahrain. Adel Felaifel has reportedly been detained by Bahraini authorities in relation to accusations of “fraud and other abuses”. REDRESS, a London-based… Read More

The Impact of Al-Adsani v. The United Kingdom

The impact of the Al-Adsani ruling and its effect on the Redress for Torture Bill formed the basis for the meeting in the House of Lords on 13th February 2002 chaired by Lord Archer of Sandwell. Lord Archer opened the meeting with a summary of the objectives of the Redress… Read More

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The ICC Trust Fund For Victims Resource Materials On Other Trust Funds And Compensation Mechanisms

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Jurisdiction of International Criminal Court begins today 

The treaty creating the International Criminal Court (ICC) entered into force today, beginning the jurisdiction of the world’s first permanent tribunal capable of trying individuals accused of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity (including torture). Importantly, and unlike any previous international criminal tribunal, the ICC allows victims to participate… Read More

60th ratification of the International Criminal Court treaty

Today, the United Nations hosts a ceremony marking the historic occasion of the 60th ratification of the Rome Statute, the Treaty that will create the landmark International Criminal Court (ICC). The deposit of the 60th ratification triggers the Treaty’s entry into force, which, according to a timetable set forth in… Read More

2002 REDRESS Annual Report

Our annual report for 2002 provides an overview of the work that REDRESS undertook from 1 April 2001 to 31 March 2002. Read More

Al-Adsani v. the United Kingdom 

On the 21st November, the European Court of Human Rights handed out its final judgment in the case of Al-Adsani v. the United Kingdom. In the words of Judge Ferrari Bravo in his dissenting opinion, “the Court has unfortunately missed a very good opportunity to deliver a courageous judgment.” Owen… Read More

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