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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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OMCT E-bulletin – 66th session of the Committee Against Torture

  OMCT E-Bulletin April – May 2019  66th session of the Committee Against Torture This E-Bulletin is part of the OMCT’s  “Convention Against Torture” Programme. OMCT mobilizes and coordinates activities of civil

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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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OMCT E-Bulletin: 65th session of the Committee Against Torture

November – December 2018 65th session of the Committee Against Torture This E-Bulletin is part of the OMCT’s «Convention Against Torture Programme». OMCT mobilizes and coordinates activities of civil society organizations

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The Committee Against Torture’s Approach to Extrajudicial Killing

The Philippines has seen an unprecedented level of killing by law enforcement since President Duterte took office in June 2016. According to the European Parliament Resolution of 19 April

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It Takes Three to Tango – How Seriously are Late and Non-Reporting States Taking the Committee Against Torture?

Yesterday and today the Committee Against Torture (CAT) is examining Seychelles with the state delegation present via video conference. It is the first time in CAT’s history that a

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How the Convention Against Torture applies to children and whether CAT should address aspects of it more robustly

How the Convention Against Torture applies to children and whether CAT should address aspects of it more robustly

During the 63rd session of the Committee Against Torture (CAT), the OMCT organized a thematic briefing on ‘How the Convention Against Torture applies to children and whether CAT should

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Looking at torture closer to home: The Committee Against Torture’s review of the United Kingdom

What is torture? When we talk about torture images spring to mind of people being mistreated in far-away places. But the United Nations Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman

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Committee Against Torture’s inquiry highlights systematic torture in Egypt: Interview with local human rights defender Mohamed Lofty

In accordance with Article 20 of the United Nations Convention, the UN Committee Against Torture (UNCAT) can initiate a confidential inquiry if it receives “reliable information which appears to

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