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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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Kunti K

07.09.2018
Facts Kuti K. was born in 1974. He is a Liberian national, naturalized Dutch. He was allegedly a former commander in the United Liberation Movement of Liberia for Democracy (ULIMO) fighting during the First Liberian civil war (1989-1996). The ULIMO was fighting Charles Taylor’s National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL) until 1996.     Procédure lég...

Khan Rokonuzzaman

22.08.2018
FActs Khan Rokonuzzaman, alias Khan Rokonujjaman, is a Bangladeshi national born in the 1950s. He was first involved with Islami Chhatra Sangha, the student branch of the Islamic political party Jamaat-e-Islami and later joined the Razajar Bahini. The Razakar was a paramilitary group, supported by Pakistan, which was opposed to the establishment of an independent Ban...

Jahirul Islam

22.08.2018
FActs Jahirul Islam, alias Jahirul Haque or Tikka Khan, is a Bangladeshi national who was first involved with Islami Chhatra Sangha, the student branch of the Islamic political party Jamaat-e-Islami and later joined the Razajar Bahini. The Razakar was a paramilitary group, supported by Pakistan, which was opposed to the establishment of an independent Bangladesh O...

Abdullah Al Baki

22.08.2018
Facts Abdullah Al Baki, alias Abdullah Hel Baki, is a Bangladeshi national born in the 1910s. He was part of the Muslim League, a political group which led the demand for the partition of British India into a Muslim state, Pakistan, and a Hindu state, India. During the Bangladesh liberation war of 1971 he was Commander of the Razkars in Satkhira. The Razakar was a pa...

Testimonies: when international bodies finally deliver justice

15.08.2018 - (Last modified: 19.12.2018)
Aimable and Emery both suffered a sadly similar fate: victims of torture by Burundian authorities in 2006 and 2007, they...
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Abdul Khaleq Mandol

14.08.2018 - (Last modified: 22.08.2018)
Facts Abdul Khaleq Mandol was born in the 1940s. Since 1967, he was involved with Islami Chhatra Sangha, the student br...
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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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