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Clarification in the Nezzar case

09.11.2011 - (Last modified: 17.07.2017)
Following various assertions published in the media in connection with the Khaled Nezzar case, TRIAL wishes to clarify the following: 1. TRIAL (Swiss association against impunity) is an independent, apolitical and non-confessional organisation and has consultative status before the United Nations Economic and Social Council. The main objective of TRIAL is to put th...

Watban Ibrahim Hassan al-Tikriti

31.10.2011 - (Last modified: 08.06.2016)
facts Watban Ibrahim Hassan al-Tikriti was born in 1952 in Tikrit. He is the brother of Barzan Ibrahim and half brother...
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Jagath Jayasuriya

30.10.2011 - (Last modified: 31.10.2019)
Facts Jagath Jayasuriya was commander of the Vanni Security Force Headquarters between 2007 and 2009, one of the bloodi...
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Jagath Dias

30.10.2011 - (Last modified: 31.10.2019)
facts In 2007, Major General Jagath Dias, was appointed as the General Officer commanding the 4 brigades of the 57th Di...
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Jagath Dias

30.10.2011 - (Last modified: 31.10.2019)
In 2008-2009, Mr Dias was the Major General of the 57th Division of the Sri Lankan army, tasked with attacking the Tamil Tigers during the final offensive against the rebel group. In this respect, he is alleged to have committed serious violations of the law of war. It is alleged that, from December 2008 to January 2009, the town of Kilinochchi was relentlessly shell...

Diplomatic status of Sri Lankan war crimes suspect revoked

30.10.2011 - (Last modified: 31.10.2019)
Bern/Geneva/Berlin, 13.09.2011 According to media reports today, Jagath Dias, a former Sri Lankan General suspected of having committed war crimes, was stripped of his diplomatic status. The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP), TRIAL (Swiss association against impunity) and ECCHR (European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights) welcome this decision. However,...
Geneva/Bern, 22nd September 2011 Following a criminal complaint brought by TRIAL (Swiss association against impunity) and the Society for threatened peoples (SPM) against the Sri Lankan Deputy Ambassador to Switzerland, Jagath Dias, for war crimes, the Swiss Federal Attorney General has decided that a criminal investigation will be launched if Mr. Dias were to come...

BiH fails to implement UN recommendations on torture

13.10.2011 - (Last modified: 17.07.2017)
Sarajevo/Geneva, 14 October 2011   TRIAL (Swiss Association against Impunity), seven associations of relatives of missing persons, seven associations dealing with women victims of sexual violence during the war and four associations dealing with former concentration-camp detainees submit a follow-up report to the United Nations Committee against Torture (CA...

Alternative reports submitted to the Committee against Torture

01.10.2011 - (Last modified: 20.10.2016)
In October 2011, TRIAL and 19 associations of relatives of missing persons, of victims of sexual violence and of former concentration camps detainees in Bosnia and Herzegovina submitted to the United Nations Committee against Torture a 52-page report showing how the authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina have failed to enforce the November 2010 recommendations of the C...
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Geneva, 6 July 2011 Impunity still exists in the Mount Elgon district in Western Kenya where hundreds of men were subject to enforced disappearance by the government in the context of a military operation in 2008. For the second time this year, TRIAL (Swiss association against impunity) in partnership with the local NGO Western Kenya Human Rights Watch (WKHRW) seiz...

Algeria condemned for death under torture of Djilali Hanafi

05.07.2011 - (Last modified: 17.07.2017)
Geneva 5 July 2011 The United Nations Committee against Torture has condemned Algeria for the death under torture of Mr. Djilali Hanafi, a 32 year old shopkeeper and father of two children who was arrested on 1 November 1998 in Mechra Sfa. Mr. Hanafi had been released on 3 November, only to die a few hours later at his home as a result of the torture inflicted upon...

TRIAL acts before the UN Human Rights Committee

01.07.2011 - (Last modified: 29.09.2016)
In June 2012, TRIAL submitted an alternative alternative report to the UN Human Rights Committee. In July 2011, TRIAL submitted an alternative alternative report to the UN Human Rights Committee. The reports describe the human rights situation prevailing in Kenya's Mont Elgon disctrict, notably the massive violations committed there in 2008 and the enduring and...
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