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OMCT E-bulletin – 53rd session of the Committee Against Torture

OMCT E-bulletin – 53rd session of the Committee Against Torture

To discover what the Committee has recommended to the States reviewed and find useful information for the next session in April 2015 read the latest OMCT E-bulletin! E-bulletin is the

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Accountability for Torture Memos?

Accountability for Torture Memos?

Shadow report to the UN Committee against Torture on the review of USA Advocates for U.S. Torture Prosecutions is a group of concerned legal and health professionals and scholars who

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How civil society can bring the Convention against Torture home

30 years ago the international community, amidst the height of the cold war and threats of a nuclear war, was able to come together on one minimum baseline consensus

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Message by UN Committee Against Torture Chairperson Claudio Grossman

Dear colleagues and fellow advocates, I am writing to you today as the World Organization Against Torture launches a new blog (‘nothing can justify torture’) designed for civil society actors

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Contribution pour l’adoption de la LOIPR du Togo par le Comité contre la torture

Durant sa 53ème session, le Comité contre la torture adoptera la Liste des Points à traiter précédant la rédaction du rapport périodique du Togo. A cette occasion, l’OMCT, le Collectif

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Uruguay – Serious concern about cases of ill-treatment of children deprived of liberty

The OMCT, its member organisation in Uruguay, the Institute for Legal and Social Studies (IELSUR), and the Committee on the Rights of the Child of Uruguay presented their joint

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The Committee against torture criticises Holy See over child sexual abuse

The UN Committee Against Torture has criticised the Holy See’s failure to prevent, stop, sanction and provide redress for child sexual abuse committed by Catholic Church officials worldwide. The

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A new General Comment on non-refoulement (article 3)

During its 52nd session, the Committee Against Torture has held its annual meeting with NGOs that wish to bring concerns and issues to the attention of the Committee members.

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OMCT E-bulletin – 52nd session of the Committee Against Torture

To discover what the Committee has recommended to the States reviewed and find useful information for the next session in November 2014 read the latest OMCT E-bulletin! E-bulletin is the

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Nothing can justify torture – OMCT CampaignPlay

Nothing can justify torture – OMCT Campaign

Torture and ill-treatment continue to occur all over the world and these human rights violations remain too often unpunished. Torture can affect any man, woman and child. It can

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