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OMCT E-bulletin – 59th session of the Committee Against Torture

OMCT E-bulletin – 59th session of the Committee Against Torture

OMCT’s E-bulletin has the latest news about the United Nations Committee Against Torture, including summaries of the six state reviews at the 59th session and information on the upcoming sessions. The

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Human rights defenders are the heroes of human rights and of the CAT

OMCT’s partners and SOS-Torture network members join the international community in celebrating the contribution of human rights defenders to the fight against torture and advancement of humanity on the

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Torture in Plain Sight: how national laws violate women’s human rights

For most of us, the word “torture” invokes images of Abu Ghraib or Guantánamo. But this is only part of the picture. All over the world women are tortured

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A Veil over Torture: Israel’s “Necessity Defense”

Israel’s appearance before the Committee against Torture (CAT) in May 2016 was marked by several dramatic moments. One of them was a pointed question by the chairperson during the

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Le Burundi se défile lors de l’examen spécial du Comité contre la torture : Quelles conséquences pour la société civile ?

Le Burundi se défile lors de l’examen spécial du Comité contre la torture : Quelles conséquences pour la société civile ?     Armel NIYONGERE est avocat et Président de l’ACAT-Burundi (Association des chrétiens

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OMCT E-bulletin – 58th session of the Committee against Torture

OMCT’s E-bulletin has the latest news about the UN Committee against Torture, including summaries of the four State reviews at the 58th session and information on the upcoming sessions. The E-bulletin

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An interview with Jens Modvig: Keeping the Committee Against Torture on its toes

Jens Modvig is the new chair of the United Nations Committee Against Torture. A medical doctor by training, he has long been committed to the eradication of torture. He

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