Sudanese victims ask French judges to investigate BNP Paribas’ role in atrocities

Nine Sudanese victims, supported by FIDH and Project Expedite Justice, have filed a criminal complaint today targeting BNP Paribas for alleged complicity in crimes against humanity, torture, and genocide that took place in Sudan, as well as financial offences. This complaint marks the first attempt to hold the French bank criminally responsible for alleged complicity […]

The ASEAN Post: ASEAN is Epicentre of Human Trafficking

By: Maizura Ismail, 31 July 2018: The discovery of 28 abandoned human-trafficking camps and multiple unmarked mass graves in the dense jungle of Wang Kelian near the Thai-Malaysia border in May 2015 sent a shock wave through ASEAN and the rest of the world. Almost 800 victims were suspected to have been held in squalid […]

HRW World Report 2018: Sudan

According to Human Rights Watch (HRW), Sudan’s human rights record continued to be defined by government repression and violations of basic civil and political rights, restriction of religious freedoms, and disregard for obligations on civilian protection under international humanitarian law. In Darfur, Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile, Sudan’s Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and other government-aligned […]

Phnom Penh Post: Police stepping up operations to combat human trafficking

By: Mech Dara, 23 May 2018: The National Committee for Counter Trafficking (NCCT) said on Tuesday that operations against human trafficking and sexual exploitation networks are increasing. Last year, the National Police, judicial working groups, and municipal and provincial prosecutors, cracked down on 159 such cases. This is an increase of 72.82 percent on the 92 […]

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