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Jahirul Islam

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 On 8 August...

Abdullah Al Baki

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 paramilit...

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)
Abdul Khaleq Mandol was born in the 1940s. Since 1967, he was involved with Islami Chhatra Sangha, the student branch of...
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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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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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“The torturers seek to crush your soul”

25.06.2018 - (Last modified: 09.07.2018)
On this international day, in support of victims of torture, TRIAL International would like to pay tribute to a victim i...
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On 12 June, the appeal trial of Kavumu Case began in Bukavu (DRC). The case relates to the rape of 40 girls for fetishis...
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Ali Mamluk

06.06.2018 - (Last modified: 05.11.2018)
Ali Mamluk was born in Damascus on 19 February 1946. He is one of the founders of the Syrian Air Force Intelligence Serv...
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The Swiss Federal Criminal Court (FCC) has overturned a decision of the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) to dismiss...
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