Monitoring protection mechanisms

International and regional conventional and non-conventional human rights mechanisms monitor States’ international commitments. OMCT activity to that respect aims at facilitating access of victims and local NGOs to the mechanisms and provides them with legal and practical support. OMCT submits alternative information (statements, reports, follow-up notes and oral briefings) and individual complaints to United Nations protection mechanisms and to the American, African and European ones. In the framework of the follow-up process, OMCT pays a particular attention to the effective implementation by the States of the recommendations adopted by the United Nations Treaty Bodies (UNTB). On those activities, OMCT works in close partnership with members of its SOS Torture Network and other reliable field partners. [Read more …]

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Congo, Democratic Republic:  HRC30: Joint oral statement during the 30th session of the UN Human Rights Council

September 29, 2015  |  Statements  |  Congo, Democratic Republic

Libya:  30th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC30): Joint Statement: Libya's UPR Review

September 25, 2015  |  Statements  |  Libya

Honduras:  30th session of the Human Rights Council: joint oral statement during consideration of UPR outcome

September 25, 2015  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms, Urgent campaigns  |  Statements  |  Honduras

Bahrain:  30th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC30): Joint Open Letter to various member states: RE: Human Rights situation in Bahrain

September 24, 2015  |  Statements  |  Bahrain

Paraguay:  Grave human rights violations remain unpunished: OMCT calls for reparation of victims

September 11, 2015  |  Statements  |  Paraguay

European Union (EU):  NGO joint call to members of the European Parliament ahead of the vote on the report on the situation of fundamental rights in the European Union (2013-2014) [Ferrara report]

September 4, 2015  |  Statements  |  European Union (EU)

Colombia:  La OMCT y la CIJ presentan un Amicus Curiae ante la Corte Constitucional preocupados por reforma que amplía el fuero militar

September 4, 2015  |  Reports and Publications  |  Colombia

OMCT E-bulletin

August 25, 2015  |  Reports and Publications

OMCT provides expert briefing to UN anti-torture body: ‘Urgent need to prevent transfers to torture’

August 11, 2015  |  Reports and Publications

Switzerland:  Shadow Report on Switzerland

July 31, 2015  |  Reports and Publications  |  Switzerland

European Union (EU):  HRDN reaction to the Council Conclusions on the action plan on human rights and democracy 2015 - 2019 - From words to action: Time for EU leadership to walk the talk on Human Rights and Democracy

July 30, 2015  |  Statements  |  European Union (EU)

Côte d'Ivoire:  Communiqué de presse conjoint - Journée internationale de soutien aux victimes de la torture: « Pour une prise en charge spécifique des victimes de la torture parmi les victimes de guerre »

June 26, 2015  |  Statements  |  Côte d'Ivoire

Colombia:  Comunicado Conjunto: Día mundial en apoyo a las víctimas de la tortura: Colombia tiene una oportunidad única de acabar con la tortura

June 26, 2015  |  Statements  |  Colombia

Tunisia:  Joint Pres Release: UN Day for Victims of Torture

June 26, 2015  |  Statements  |  Tunisia

Congo, Democratic Republic:  Les Prisons dans les Kivu : Arbitraire et atteintes aux droits humains - Publication du rapport d'étude OMCT/AEDH

June 26, 2015  |  Reports and Publications  |  Congo, Democratic Republic