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2024

Remarks of the Special Rapporteur on Torture, Dr. Alice Jill Edwards, to the 55th Session of the Human Rights Council
8 March 2024

Speech of the Special Rapporteur on Torture, Dr. Alice Jill Edwards, at an exchange of views on the topic of torture and ill-treatment with the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe
8 February 2024

2023

Seventy-five years after the UDHR enshrined the absolute prohibition on torture we must fight to ensure it is observed - Statement by UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, Dr Alice Jill Edwards
10 December 2023

Briefing of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, Dr. Alice Jill Edwards, to the Meeting of the Steering Committee for Human Rights of the Council of Europe
30 November 2023

Remarks of the Special Rapporteur on Torture, Dr Alice Jill Edwards, to the 78th Session of the General Assembly
12 October 2023

Opening remarks of the Special Rapporteur on Torture, Dr Alice Jill Edwards, to the 14th International Conference of National Human Rights Institutions
6 November 2023

Keynote speech of the Special Rapporteur on Torture, Dr. Alice Jill Edwards, to the Annual Castan Centre for Human Rights Law Conference, Monash University
21 July 2023

Commencement Address of the Special Rapporteur on Torture, Dr. Alice Jill Edwards, to the 52nd Summer School, Fondation René Cassin – Institut International des droits de l’homme - on the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, Strasbourg, France
26 June 2023

Keynote address of the Special Rapporteur on Torture, Dr. Alice Jill Edwards, to the 7th Annual Conference, Refugee Law Initiative, University of London (United Kingdom): ‘#WomenEqualityAsylum: How Far Has Equality Been Achieved in Realizing a Woman’s Right to Seek and Enjoy Asylum from Persecution?’
22 June 2023

Keynote address of the Special Rapporteur on Torture, Dr. Alice Jill Edwards, to the Annual Conference of the NPM in the United Kingdom, Belfast
13 April 2023

Statement of the Special Rapporteur on Torture, Dr. Alice Jill Edwards, at the 52nd session of the Human Rights Council
14 March 2023

Panel Presentation by the Special Rapporteur on Torture, Dr. Alice Jill Edwards, at HRC52 Side Event on 50 Years after the Military Coup in Chile,
28 February 2023

Final Remarks of the Special Rapporteur on Torture, Dr. Alice Jill Edwards, on the 20th Anniversary of the OPCAT and 15 years of the SPT
9 February 2023

2022

Presentation by the Special Rapporteur on Torture, Dr. Alice Jill Edwards, to UNODC Thematic Discussions on Kyoto Declaration on Advancing Criminal Justice Systems
5 December 2022

Presentation by the Special Rapporteur on Torture, Dr. Alice Jill Edwards, to the International Bar Association Annual Conference on the Mendez Principles
1 November 2022

Statement of the Special Rapporteur on Torture, Dr. Alice Jill Edwards, at the 77th session of the General Assembly
14 October 2022

Video statement by the Special Rapporteur on Torture, Dr. Alice Jill Edwards, to an event organised by the Moroccan National Council for Human Rights and the General Directorate for National Security in Morocco, on “standards and practices for the prevention of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment during arrest, interrogation and custody” - Police Academy in Kénitra
20 September 2022

Keynote address by the Special Rapporteur on Torture, Dr. Alice Jill Edwards,at the Australian National OPCAT Symposium
9 September 2022

2020

Op-Ed by the Special Rapporteur on Torture, Prof. Nils Melzer, to mark Human Rights Day – “The worst cruelty is our indifference”
10 December 2020

2021

Brazil: Information note on regional court’s decision on Herzog case (English and Portuguese)
July 2018