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Thanks to the Committee against Torture Rasim Bayramov from Kazakhstan was awarded compensation for torture

Thanks to the Committee against Torture Rasim Bayramov from Kazakhstan was awarded compensation for torture

Police officers tortured Rasim Bayramov in 2008. Domestic complaint mechanisms in Kazakhstan proved ineffective, but he did not give up. Thanks to a decision of the United Nations Committee

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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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