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

June 26, 2015  |  Statements  |  Tunisia
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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
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Pakistan:  Joint Letter to the National Assembly: Draft Torture, Custodial, Death and Custodial Rape Bill

June 26, 2015  |  Statements  |  Pakistan
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Switzerland:  Communiqué de presse - Journée internationale de soutien aux victimes de la torture : La lutte contre la torture est aussi valable en Suisse

June 26, 2015  |  Statements  |  Switzerland
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Pakistan:  Joint Press Release: UN Day for Victims of Torture - An urgent call to enact anti-torture legislation compliant with the UN Convention against Torture

June 26, 2015  |  Statements  |  Pakistan
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United States:  Press Release: UN Day for Victims of Torture: Government has still to end and repair torture policies - The Case of Mr. Mustafa al-Hawsawi at Guantanamo Bay

June 26, 2015  |  Statements  |  United States

Togo:  Communiqué de presse conjoint-Journée internationale de soutien aux victimes de la torture: Le CACIT, l’ACAT-Togo et l’OMCT demandent l’adoption du nouveau code pénal, la réhabilitation des victimes et des sanctions contre les auteurs d’actes de torture

June 25, 2015  |  Statements  |  Togo

Bangladesh:  Joint Press Release: UN Day for Victims of Torture - an Urgent Call for Justice

June 25, 2015  |  Statements  |  Bangladesh

Press Release: UN Day for Victims of Torture: No more time for indifference on torture!

June 25, 2015  |  Statements

United States:  Coalition Statement to U.N. Human Rights Council Demanding Accountability on CIA Torture Program - HRC29

June 24, 2015  |  Statements  |  United States

Kazakhstan:  Open Letter to Askhat Daulbaev, Prosecutor General of the Republic of Kazakhstan, on the cases of Alexander Albrandt and Vitaly Donets, who allege to have been abused by police in the village of Kushmurun in Kostanay region

June 23, 2015  |  Statements  |  Kazakhstan

Benin:  OMCT calls the CRC to protect children from torture

June 10, 2015  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms, Rights of the Child  |  Reports and Publications  |  Benin

European Union (EU):  Joint submission for the FREMP-COHOM joint session: Civil Society Recommendations for a coherent EU approach to combat torture

June 8, 2015  |  Statements  |  European Union (EU)