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Geneva, 12 July 2017. Today, the Federal Tribunal (FT) referred the case to Genevan tribunals without ruling on the guil...
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Sonko case: voices of the victims

11.07.2017 - (Last modified: 12.07.2017)
The Attorney General of Switzerland has heard two victims in the investigation against Ousman Sonko. The former Gambian...
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Detention extended for former Minister Ousman Sonko

03.05.2017 - (Last modified: 12.07.2017)
Geneva, 3 May 2017 - The Court of Measures of Constraint in Bern has decided to prolong the detention of Ousman Sonko. T...
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Carlos Vielman’s acquittal a worrying signal

15.03.2017 - (Last modified: 12.07.2017)
Carlos Vielman, Guatemala’s former Minister of Interior, has been acquitted. He has stood trial in January and February...
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Public Statement A mere 24 months after their launch, the transitional justice (TJ) mechanisms of Nepal faced closing d...
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Sarajevo, 27 January 2017 - Today, the NGO TRIAL International submits a complaint to the United Nations Committee on th...
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Nezzar case: Victims appeal case dismissal

18.01.2017 - (Last modified: 12.07.2017)
Geneva, 18 January 2017 - The case against Khaled Nezzar was opened by the Office of the Attorney General (MPC) of Switz...
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The Swiss Responsible Business Initiative will be presented to the Swiss authorities today. The 80 civil society organiz...
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TRIAL International representative asked to leave Burundi

06.10.2016 - (Last modified: 12.07.2017)
Geneva, 6 October 2016 - Today, one of TRIAL International’s representatives has been asked by the Burundian authorities...
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  Public statement 1 August 2016 - Prominent human rights defender Pascal Kabungulu was brutally murdered in...
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Geneva, 26 July 2016 – A coalition of Burundian NGOs[1], with the support of the World Organisation Against Torture (OMC...
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Geneva, 21 June 2016 - In a judgment delivered today, the European Court of Human Rights narrowly ruled that Switzerland did not breach the European Convention on Human Rights by denying a Tunisian torture victim the right to seek reparations from his torturer. The victim, who was granted refugee status in Switzerland years ago in light of the torture he had endured,...
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