Chris Esdaile



Chris Esdaile is a Legal Advisor at REDRESS. Previously, he worked at Leigh Day, Solicitors, using legal action in England to hold large UK companies to account for harming people in other countries, and latterly working on some of the claims resulting from alleged mistreatment by British forces during the Iraq conflict. Prior to that he had worked on human rights issues in South Africa, Chile and in the UK. A UK-qualified solicitor, Chris has an LLM in International Human Rights Law at Queen Mary, University of London.

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Discriminatory torture of an LGBTI person: landmark precedent set by the Inter-American Court (Azul Rojas Marín and Another v. Peru)

In the midst of the coronavirus crisis, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) has issued a landmark judgment in the case of Azul Rojas Marín and Another v. Peru, enhancing the rights of LGBTI persons, and setting new standards with the potential to reduce the levels of violence suffered by this group both within…

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