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Committee Against Torture’s inquiry highlights systematic torture in Egypt: Interview with local human rights defender Mohamed Lofty

In accordance with Article 20 of the United Nations Convention, the UN Committee Against Torture (UNCAT) can initiate a confidential inquiry if it receives “reliable information which appears to

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The Committee against Torture’s Position on Enforced Disappearance

Francisco Larez disappeared seven years ago in a Venezuelan prison where he served a sentence for robbery. While the penitentiary reiterated that Mr. Larez had escaped, inmates reported that

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Honduras: interview with representatives from Honduran civil society organizations attending the CAT sessionPlay

Honduras: interview with representatives from Honduran civil society organizations attending the CAT session

For the review of Honduras during the 58th session of the Committee Against Torture (CAT), Rubenia Galeano (Judge from the Association of Judges for Democracy), Joaquìn Mejìa (Member of

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OMCT E-bulletin – 56th session of the Committee against Torture

OMCT E-bulletin – 56th session of the Committee against Torture

OMCT’s E-Bulletin has the latest news about the UN Committee against Torture, including summaries of the six State reviews at the 56th session and information on the upcoming sessions. The

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Involuntary sterilization: a means of torture against Roma women in Slovakia

During its 55th session held in July-August 2015, the United Nations (UN) Committee against Torture (CAT) issued its Concluding Observations on Slovakia and expressed concern for the ongoing practice

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