Civil Rights Defenders work to pursue justice for grave international crimes committed in countries across the globe through documentation, capacity building and strategic litigation. We are currently monitoring two different trials taking place in Sweden, providing regular updates from the courtroom.
The Lundin Oil Case – A landmark trial against two former executives at the Swedish oil company Lundin Oil, now Orrön Energy. The two corporate leaders have both been indicted with complicity in grave war crimes committed by Sudan’s regime in what is now South Sudan. Read more about the case in Swedish here and in English here.
The Iran Case – A historic trial against an Iranian citizen suspected of participating in the mass executions and torture of political prisoners in Iran during the summer of 1988 took place in Sweden. Read more about the case in Swedish here and in English here.
Read our reports and follow the trials below: