Rights of the child

OMCT’s Child Rights activities aim to protect children from torture and other forms of violence and to promote and defend their rights through prevention, denunciation, reparation and advocacy. By taking into account the specific nature of the violence committed against children and its particular consequences for them, OMCT seeks to protect children who are victims of or threatened with torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. [Read more…]

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Venezuela:  Serious threats and intimidation against Ms. Saraí Pérez and her daughters in Caracas.

February 17, 2011  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Venezuela

Venezuela:  Allegations of torture against a 16-year-old girl and her father in order to obtain statements in Caracas

February 7, 2011  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Venezuela

India:  India: Rape of a 16 year-old Dalit girl, impunity of the perpetrators and serious threats against the victim

February 2, 2011  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns, Violence against women  |  Urgent Interventions  |  India

Israel:  Israel/OPT: Shooting of a 17 year-old boy in the Gaza strip by Israeli soldiers

January 6, 2011  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Israel

Benin:  Follow-up mission in Benin: project on the protection of children deprived of liberty

December 21, 2010  |  Events  |  Benin

Uruguay:  Follow-up mision in Uruguay: project on the protection of children deprived of liberty

November 1, 2010  |  Events  |  Uruguay

India:  Alleged extra-judicial killings, including of a minor, by Border Security Force

October 28, 2010  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  India

Uruguay:   Open letter to Mr Jose Mujica, President of Uruguay: OMCT’s concern about the situation of children and adolescents deprived of their liberty in Uruguay

October 4, 2010  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Uruguay

Djibouti:  Release of Ms. Halima Bil'a and her four children

August 23, 2010  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Djibouti

Djibouti:  Transfer of Ms. Halima Bil'a and her four children to the police camp of Obock_OMCT remains gravely concerned about their situation

August 12, 2010  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Djibouti

Benin:  Mission de l’OMCT au Bénin : Protéger de la violence les enfants privés de liberté

August 6, 2010  |  Events  |  Benin

Djibouti:  Arbitrary detention of Ms. Halima Bil'a and her four minor children

July 30, 2010  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Djibouti

Philippines:  Alleged extrajudicial killings of three brothers, including a minor, namely Mr. Eric Miraflores, Mr. Raymond Miraflores and Rosmil Miraflores

July 9, 2010  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Philippines

26 June 2010 - International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

June 29, 2010  |   Assistance to victims, Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Colombia, Congo, Democratic Republic, India, Mexico, Nepal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United States

Turkey:  Turkey: The fight against terrorism must not be used to justify the torture of children

June 26, 2010  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Turkey