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Niger : « Sous prétexte de combattre le trafic des migrants, la loi favorise les réseaux criminels autour de la migration »

Niger : « Sous prétexte de combattre le trafic des migrants, la loi favorise les réseaux criminels autour de la migration »

Le Comité contre la Torture des Nations Unies (CAT) examinera le Niger les 26 et 27 novembre 2019. Pour mieux comprendre les enjeux autour de la question de la

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City of Agadez, Niger © Erwan Rogard

Niger: “The law aims to combat migrant trafficking, yet it actually benefits criminal gangs who exploit migrants”

The United Nations Committee Against Torture (CAT) will examine Niger on 26 and 27 November 2019. To better understand the challenges related to the issue of torture along the

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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

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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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