Urgent campaigns

“Urgent Campaigns” has been one of OMCT’s principal activities since its founding. Its objective is to respond as quickly as possible to reports of grave human rights violations, in particular torture and ill-treatment, forced disappearances and extrajudicial killings, received from members of the SOS-Torture Network and other partner organisations. By monitoring situations and anticipating events, “Urgent Campaigns” seeks to protect victims from further abuse, as well as to pressure governments to respect international human rights norms and prosecute the alleged perpetrators of the violations. [Read more…]

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Côte d'Ivoire:  27th Session of the Human Rights Council: Joint oral statement delivered under Côte d'Ivoire's UPR

September 19, 2014  |  Statements  |  Côte d'Ivoire

Colombia:  OMCT: Concerns regarding new threats against Jahel Quiroga and more than 80 other human rights defenders on "National Human Rights Day"

September 10, 2014  |  Statements  |  Colombia

OMCT Newsletter - June 2014 International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

July 7, 2014  |   Assistance to victims, Urgent campaigns  |  Statements

26 June 2014: Global anti-torture coalition: Torture victims need to be given their rights with real remedies

June 26, 2014  |   Assistance to victims, Urgent campaigns  |  Statements

Colombia:  26 de Junio de 2014: En Colombia la Tortura existe y tiene muchos nombres

June 26, 2014  |   Assistance to victims, Urgent campaigns  |  Statements  |  Colombia

Mexico:  26 de junio de 2014: La tortura en México sigue siendo una constante y las víctimas merecen justicia

June 26, 2014  |   Assistance to victims, Urgent campaigns  |  Statements  |  Mexico

Côte d'Ivoire:  26 juin 2014: Les victimes de torture doivent obtenir justice et réparation

June 26, 2014  |   Assistance to victims, Urgent campaigns  |  Statements  |  Côte d'Ivoire

Togo:  26 juin 2014: le CACIT, l’ACAT-Togo et l’OMCT appellent le Togo à criminaliser la torture, lutter contre l’impunité et protéger les victimes de torture

June 26, 2014  |   Assistance to victims, Urgent campaigns  |  Statements  |  Togo

Pakistan:  26 June 2014: Pakistan: Time for real efforts to eradicate torture and implement the Convention Against Torture

June 26, 2014  |   Assistance to victims, Urgent campaigns  |  Statements  |  Pakistan

Bangladesh:  26 June 2014: Bangladesh: UN Day for victims of torture - an urgent call to end impunity

June 26, 2014  |   Assistance to victims, Urgent campaigns  |  Statements  |  Bangladesh

Côte d'Ivoire:  26ème session du Conseil des droits de l'homme : intervention orale par l'OMCT et le MIDH

June 25, 2014  |  Statements  |  Côte d'Ivoire

Mexico:  26th session of the Human Rights Council: Statement delivered during the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions

June 13, 2014  |  Statements  |  Mexico

China:  Arbitrary detention and disappearance since March 2014 of Mr. Choeying Kalden, a 20 years old Tibetan monk from Tsenden Monastery. OMCT fears for his safety

May 16, 2014  |  Urgent Interventions  |  China

Moldova, Republic of:  Lack of adequate medical care for Mr. Be?leaga Vitalii and Mr. Bevziuc Serghei, two prisoners held in Prison n°3, in Tiraspol

May 16, 2014  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Moldova, Republic of

Mexico:  A step further in the fight against torture

May 14, 2014  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Mexico