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Five years after Ayotzinapa: the challenge for journalists to raise awareness of the impact of serious human rights violations

    Emir Olivares Alonso, Journalist at La Jornada, Mexico On the night before the presentation of the First Governmental Report by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, on 1 September, an unexpected

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Niger : « Sous prétexte de combattre le trafic des migrants, la loi favorise les réseaux criminels autour de la migration »

Niger : « Sous prétexte de combattre le trafic des migrants, la loi favorise les réseaux criminels autour de la migration »

Le Comité contre la Torture des Nations Unies (CAT) examinera le Niger les 26 et 27 novembre 2019. Pour mieux comprendre les enjeux autour de la question de la

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City of Agadez, Niger © Erwan Rogard

Niger: “The law aims to combat migrant trafficking, yet it actually benefits criminal gangs who exploit migrants”

The United Nations Committee Against Torture (CAT) will examine Niger on 26 and 27 November 2019. To better understand the challenges related to the issue of torture along the

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México: Cinco años de Ayotzinapa: El reto de visibilizar el impacto de graves violaciones a los derechos humanos desde el periodismo

México: Cinco años de Ayotzinapa: El reto de visibilizar el impacto de graves violaciones a los derechos humanos desde el periodismo

  Emir Olivares Alonso, Periodista de La Jornada, México La víspera de la presentación del Primer Informe de Gobierno por parte del presidente Andrés Manuel López Obrador, el 1 de septiembre

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Depriving a torture victim of medical treatment is a motive for non-refoulement

In A.H. v. Switzerland, Communication no. 758/2016 (6 December 2018), the Committee found that the proposed expulsion would deprive the Mr. A.H. of the medical treatment necessary for his

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The Committee Against Torture’s Approach to Extrajudicial Killing

The Philippines has seen an unprecedented level of killing by law enforcement since President Duterte took office in June 2016. According to the European Parliament Resolution of 19 April

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It Takes Three to Tango – How Seriously are Late and Non-Reporting States Taking the Committee Against Torture?

Yesterday and today the Committee Against Torture (CAT) is examining Seychelles with the state delegation present via video conference. It is the first time in CAT’s history that a

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How the Convention Against Torture applies to children and whether CAT should address aspects of it more robustly

How the Convention Against Torture applies to children and whether CAT should address aspects of it more robustly

During the 63rd session of the Committee Against Torture (CAT), the OMCT organized a thematic briefing on ‘How the Convention Against Torture applies to children and whether CAT should

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OMCT E-bulletin – 63rd session of the Committee Against Torture

OMCT E-bulletin – 63rd session of the Committee Against Torture

OMCT E-Bulletin – April-May 2018 This E-Bulletin is part of the OMCT’s « Convention Against Torture Programme ». OMCT mobilizes and coordinates activities of civil society organizations during the sessions of the

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