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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Mexico:  El avance en la investigacio?n del caso Ayotzinapa requiere cambios estructurales urgentes en Me?xico

September 26, 2018  |  Statements  |  Mexico

Colombia:  HRC39: Declaración oral conjunta de la OMCT y CCJ en la adopción del EPU

September 20, 2018  |  Statements  |  Colombia

HRC39: Intervención oral de la OMCT en el diálogo sobre pueblos indígenas

September 19, 2018  |  Statements

Joint Statement: The Executive Council of the African Union moves towards dismantling the main body tasked with the protection of human rights in Africa

September 17, 2018  |   Human Rights Defenders, Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Statements

Campaign for a YES vote in the European Parliament regarding the situation in HUNGARY

September 11, 2018  |  Urgent Interventions  |  European Union (EU), Hungary

OMCT E-Bulletin 64th session

September 3, 2018  |  Reports and Publications  |  Chile, Mauritania, Russian Federation, Seychelles

September 1, 2018  |  Reports and Publications

Guatemala:  Convocatoria abierta - Apoyo para la redacción y publicación de un informe alternativo en el contexto del 7º examen periódico de Guatemala ante el CAT

July 20, 2018  |  Links  |  Guatemala

Russian Federation:  Joint alternative report on Russia's extraterritorial human rights obligations over Transnistria from OMCT and PROMO-LEX

July 19, 2018  |  Links  |  Russian Federation

Russian Federation:  Joint alternative report on Russia from OMCT, the Russian NGO Committee against Torture and a number of journalists

July 19, 2018  |  Links  |  Russian Federation

Honduras:  Comunicado de fin de misión: La tortura, una realidad oculta que urge abordar

June 25, 2018  |  Statements  |  Honduras

Mexico:  A un año de la aprobación de la Ley General contra la Tortura, instituciones del más alto nivel incumplen y violan la norma

June 25, 2018  |  Statements  |  Mexico

European Union (EU):  Joint open letter to the authorities: EU Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027

June 22, 2018  |  Statements  |  European Union (EU)

Mexico:  International Observatory Welcomes the Conviction of Two Soldiers for Sexual Torture

June 21, 2018  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms, Violence against women  |  Statements  |  Mexico

Azerbaijan:  Civil society call on PACE to appoint a Rapporteur to examine the issue of political prisoners in Azerbaijan

June 13, 2018  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Azerbaijan