TopicMiddle East/Maghreb Archives | Organisation mondiale contre la torture

Italy May Face an Inquiry under Article 20 UN Convention against Torture for its role in the Systematic Torture of Migrants “Pulled Back” to Libya

  Background There is extensive evidence of widespread and systematic violations of the human rights of migrants[1] in Libya. These violations include torture, summary executions, arbitrary and indefinite detention, rape and

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Arab States and the Committee against Torture: Promises with a bag of tricks?

Arab States and the Committee against Torture: Promises with a bag of tricks?

Norms shape behaviours by setting standards of conduct. A State that has ratified the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UNCAT)

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