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Alleged Algerian torturer barely escapes Swiss justice

18.10.2009 - (Last modified: 17.07.2017)
Geneva, 18 October 2009 - Mr. Bouguerra SOLTANI, leader of the Islamist party Movement for the Society of Peace, who was in Switzerland last Friday and against whom a criminal complaint alleging acts of torture was submitted to Fribourg’s investigating judge, left Switzerland before he could be arrested. On 12 October 2009 TRIAL (Track Impunity Always – Swiss Assoc...
Two years have already passed - without results It has been exactly two years since the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons From Enforced Disappearance opened for signature in Paris, but Switzerland had yet to sign this important human rights instrument. Today, the Swiss Coalition for the International Criminal Court, a group of a dozen Sw...

Libya: Dr Idriss Aboufaied freed and arrives in Geneva!

16.12.2008 - (Last modified: 17.07.2017)
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On 22 Mai 2007 the Swiss Federal Supreme Court refused to acknowledge the right of an accepted refugee, who lives in Switzerland, to demand reparation from his torturer for the ill-treatment he had suffered in Tunisia. For TRIAL (Track Impunity Always), who had supported the legal action of the victim since its beginning, this decision of the Federal Supreme Court con...

Swiss first: torture victim demands reparations to Tunisia

19.10.2004 - (Last modified: 18.07.2017)
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Amendment of the Swiss Military Penal Code

19.12.2003 - (Last modified: 18.07.2017)
Modification of the Swiss Military Penal Code Press release of 19 December 2003 : On Friday 19 December 2003, despite TRIAL's appeal to the Chambers and the signatures of 35 International Law professors, the federal Chambers formally adopted a revision of the Swiss Military Penal Code which will render Switzerland highly attractive to war criminals. After...

Complaint against Tunisian torturer Habib Ammar

20.09.2003 - (Last modified: 18.07.2017)
  The complaint (f) Press review (f) OMCT and TRIAL urge for the expulsion of the General Habib Ammar of the WSIS Geneva City made indignant by the nomination of Habib Ammar to the WSIS (f) TRIAL and OMCT (World Organisation Against Torture) Press release of 20 September 2003 and photographs of the public protest   Habib AMMAR must be arrested...
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