Newsletter No 55 (February 2019)

German authorities dropped the charges against a former member of Colonia Dignidad’s leading circle and the groundbreaking proceedings against textile retailer KiK were dismissed due to a statute of limitations lapse. ECCHR however keeps on fighting for a more just world in other cases and fields: together with our international partners, we initiated a new project to support access to justice for victims of international crimes and published an open letter to the UN Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, seeking justice for members of the Rohingya population currently displaced in Bangladesh.