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Arrest, rape and other forms of torture In April 2002 Fulmati Nyaya (pseudonym) was a 14 years old girl, member of an indigenous community living in the southern region of the Terai. She was arbitrarily arrested by members of the Royal Nepalese Army (RNA) and of the Armed Police Forces (APF) on 2 April 2002 and taken to the army barracks where she was kept incommunica...

Enforced disappearance of Rachid SASSENE in May 1996

12.02.2016 - (Last modified: 15.09.2016)
According to different information sources, 7,000 to 20,000 persons were arrested or abducted by all corps of Algerian security services and the militia armed by the government between 1992 and 1998, and are still missing. To date, none of the victims’ families have received information about their relatives, no investigation has ever been opened as a result of the cr...

Rape and Ill-treatment of Devi Maya Nepal in August 2002

12.02.2016 - (Last modified: 02.11.2016)
In March 2015 TRIAL submitted a communication to the Human Rights Committee on behalf of Ms. Devi Maya Nepal (pseudonym). Ms. Devi Maya Nepal is a member of the Tharu indigenous community. On 20 August 2002 Ms. Devi Maya Nepal was subjected to rape and other forms of ill-treatment by six members of the Royal Nepalese Army (RNA) when she was at home with her three year...

Enforced Disappearance of M. Farid Faraoun in February 1997

12.02.2016 - (Last modified: 15.09.2016)
In October 2013, the Human Rights Committee communicated its decision (in French only), called “views” by the UN. The Committee held that Algeria violated Articles 6 §1, 7, 9, 10 §1 and 16 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, taken alone and in conjunction with Article 2 § 3 of the Covenant, as well as Article 17 taken in conjunctio...

Grave and multiple violations of the rights of Ismail Al Khazmi

13.09.2014 - (Last modified: 22.09.2016)
In November 2008, a joint individual communication against Libya was lodged by TRIAL and the organisation Al-Karama for...
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TRIAL lodged an individual complaint before the United Nations Human Rights Committee on behalf of Mrs.Rabiha Mihoubi in March 2009. She acts in the name of her son, Nour-Eddine Mihoubi, who was kidnapped January 27, 1993 in Bou Saâda and has been missing since. He disappeared during a widespread campaign of forced disappearances in Algeria between 1992 and 1998. Dur...

Enforced disappearance of Mohamed Lemmiz

21.01.2014 - (Last modified: 09.11.2016)
In May 2008, TRIAL submitted an individual communication to the United Nations Human Rights Committee on behalf of Mrs. Taous Azouz, acting on behalf of her son, Mohamed Lemmiz. The latter disappeared after having been arrested by members of the Algerian army. This incident occurred within the general context of the enforced disappearance of thousands of Algerian citi...

Enforced Disappearance of Benattia Zerrougui

21.01.2014 - (Last modified: 09.11.2016)
In June 2008, TRIAL submitted an individual communication before the United Nations Human Rights Committee on behalf of Ahmed Zerrougui, acting for his brother, Benattia Zerrougui. The latter was arrested on 1st June around 12 a.m., in Tiaret. He has since disappeared. This case comes within the general context of the enforced disappearance of thousands of Algerian ci...

Enforced disappearance of Djillali Larbi

21.01.2014 - (Last modified: 09.11.2016)
In October 2008, TRIAL submitted an individual communication to the United Nations Human Rights Committee on behalf of Djelloul Larbi, acting in the name of his father, Djillali Larbi. The latter was arrested by the Algerian police on 25 May 1994. He was subsequently detained for three weeks in different local police stations, and was transferred to an unknown locatio...
In July 2008, a joint individual communication against Libya was lodged by TRIAL and the organization Al-Karama for Human Rights before the United Nations Human Rights Committee on behalf of Khaled Il Khwildy, acting for his brother, Abdussalam Il Khwildy. Mr Il Khwildy was arrested and detained arbitrarily in April 1998, toghether with his father and three brothers,...

Algeria: Two brothers forcibly disappeared in retaliation

07.06.2012 - (Last modified: 20.10.2016)
In August 2008, TRIAL submitted an individual communication to the United Nations Human Rights Committee on behalf of Mrs Taous Djebbar and Mr Saadi Chihoub, acting in the name of their sons, Djamel and Mourad Chihoub. Djamel Chihoub first, then his brother Mourad six months latter, were arrested by members of the Algerian army and are have been repported missing sinc...
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