Lire le communiqué de presse en français 4 Years After Hissène Habré’s Conviction, African Union Fails to Put in Place Victims’ Fund The African Union has yet to set up a Trust Fund to compensate victims of the former Chadian president Hissène Habré, four years after his… Read More
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.
The ICC Prosecutor’s decision to close a preliminary examination into alleged war crimes committed by British personnel during British military operations in Iraq, announced today, highlights the need for the UK to continue pursuing accountability domestically for the alleged crimes in the light of the extent and gravity… Read More
REDRESS has made a submission to the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office seeking the imposition of sanctions on senior Chinese officials in response to human rights violations in Xinjiang, China. The Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020 give the UK Foreign Secretary the power to… Read More
متوفر باللغة العربية Lire le communiqué de presse en français An NGO coalition comprising the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies, Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL), MENA Rights Group, REDRESS and Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) welcome a resolution of the… Read More
Une coalition d’ONG incluant l’African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies, Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL), MENA Rights Group, REDRESS et (ZLHR) salue la résolution de la Commission Africaine des Droits de l’Homme et des Peuples (la Commission) appelant à l’élaboration de directives visant à mettre fin aux disparitions… Read More
35 countries have delivered a Joint Statement on Arbitrary Detention to the UN Human Rights Council, denouncing the increasing instances of human rights being violated to achieve political ends. The statement calls on states to uphold their international human rights obligations unconditionally, including those owed to… Read More
We call on the International Criminal Court (ICC) and its states parties to maximize the unique opportunity provided by the final report of the Independent Expert Review (IER). We believe this requires identifying a plan that is characterized by genuine dialogue; respect for the court’s judicial and prosecutorial independence; and… Read More