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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 sessions. The

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The Committee against Torture’s Position on Enforced Disappearance

Francisco Larez disappeared seven years ago in a Venezuelan prison where he served a sentence for robbery. While the penitentiary reiterated that Mr. Larez had escaped, inmates reported that

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