TopicRefugee and Migrant Rights Archives | Organisation mondiale contre la torture

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 rehabilitation as

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Torture on the Back Burner

  The right to be free from torture is an issue that has always ranked low on Lebanon’s priority list. Although the government has made some progress over the years,

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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 buy

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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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