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Governments must protect those who help torture victims, say human rights experts 6/24/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture
  • Committee against Torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Fund for Victims of Torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Protecting civic space critical to ensuring redress and accountability for victims of torture - 26 June 2021 6/24/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture
  • Committee against Torture
  • Fund for Victims of Torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
COVID-19 exacerbates the risk of ill-treatment and torture worldwide – UN experts 6/26/2020
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Committee against Torture
  • Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture
  • Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
  • Fund for Victims of Torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
International Day in Support of Victims of Torture: UN human rights experts call for justice and rehabilitation 6/25/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Fund for Victims of Torture
  • Committee against Torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
26 June - Joint statement - UDHR70 6/26/2018
  • Statements/Messages
  • Committee against Torture
  • Fund for Victims of Torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Seeking Justice for Torture: a Victim-Centred Approach A Panel discussion convened by the UN Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture 4/11/2018
  • Statements/Messages
  • Fund for Victims of Torture
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights
E F S R C A
Seeking justice for torture victims today: UN gathers survivors of torture and experts for a public event 4/10/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Fund for Victims of Torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Argentina: UN experts and bodies welcome sentences for dictatorship-era crimes against humanity 12/5/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Argentina
  • Fund for Victims of Torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • WG on optional protocol to CAT
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Committee on Enforced Disappearance
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
Ending torture needs fresh commitment from every UN Member State – UN experts 6/23/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Committee against Torture
  • Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Fund for Victims of Torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Two-thirds of torture victims supported by UN Fund are migrants and refugees 4/26/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Fund for Victims of Torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
       
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