2019-09-26 International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)
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Nine Sudanese victims, supported by the International Federation for Human Rights (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 in international crimes committed in Sudan, and Darfur in particular. Between at least 2002 and 2008, BNP Paribas was considered to be Sudan’s “de facto central bank”. See FIDH for the full report.