Term

Constitutional complaint

A constitutional complaint can be brought by individuals whose fundamental rights have been violated through an act of a state authority. In Germany a constitutional complaint (Verfassungsbeschwerde) can be brought on a federal or a federal state level.

Afghanistan

Constitutional complaint regarding air strike at Kunduz in September 2009

Kunduz

In September 2009, two US fighter jets bombed a large group of people and two tanker trucks on a sandbar in the Kunduz River in Afghanistan. More than 100 people were killed or injured. ECCHR supports a criminal investigation in the matters and supports the affected persons' compensation claims.