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Having suffered terrible acts of torture in 2015, Gabriel remains hopeful that one day his rights will be recognized....
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In Burundi, a victim of torture still in danger

24.01.2019 - (Last modified: 06.03.2019)
Arbitrary arrest, incommunicado detention, torture – Benjamin went through hell in 2015. Unfortunately, years later, he...
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Christian: Kidnapped, reported missing, and eventually executed

20.09.2018 - (Last modified: 09.01.2019)
In December 2015, in Burundi, unidentified armed individuals carried out attacks on four military bases, in and around...
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Pascal: Found executed a few days after his arrest

20.09.2018 - (Last modified: 19.12.2018)
In the summer of 2015, Pascal (real name withheld) received numerous alarming calls informing him that he was actively...
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Enforced disappearance and torture due to political activism

20.09.2018 - (Last modified: 19.12.2018)
In April 2015 in Burundi, many people took to the streets to demonstrate against the renewal of President Pierre Nkurun...
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Oral statement on Burundi before the Human Rights Council

18.09.2018 - (Last modified: 19.12.2018)
Together with NGOs FIACAT, CCPR Center, DefendDefenders, OMCT and Protection International, TRIAL International has spon...
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Burundi: Call to renew the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry

08.08.2018 - (Last modified: 19.12.2018)
To Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Geneva, Switzerla...
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Sarita Sharma: a family torn by war

24.07.2018 - (Last modified: 19.12.2018)
In April 2018, the United Nations recognized the arbitrary detention of Nepali citizen Sarita Sharma. Helena Rodríguez-...
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Pierre-Claver Mbonimpa spent 2 years in prison in Burundi because of his political views. He experienced torture, humili...
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Liberia asked to bring its former warlords to justice

02.07.2018 - (Last modified: 05.07.2018)
A coalition of 76 non-governmental organizations has called for the Human Rights Committee to ask the Liberian governmen...
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Fourteen NGOs, including TRIAL International, have denounced Ali Mamluk’s official visit to Rome in February 2018. The f...
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Burundian referendum took place amidst fear and repression

16.05.2018 - (Last modified: 22.05.2018)
Violence and repression have been on the rise, casting a dark shadow on the referendum’s outcome. On 17 May 2018, Bu...
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