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Arbitrary detention and judicial harassment of Mr. Salah Hamouri

July 2, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Israel, Occupied Palestinian Territory
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Mexico:  Carta abierta: Exigencia de protección e investigación ante ataques contra Consorcio Oaxaca y Soledad Jarquín

July 1, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Mexico
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Afghanistan:  Killing of Ms. Fatima Khalil and Mr. Jawid Folad

July 1, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Afghanistan
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Turkey:  Arbitrary detention of women’s rights defender Ms. Sevil Rojbin

June 30, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Turkey
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Turkey:  Multiple arbitrary detentions in Diyarbakir

June 30, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Turkey
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Rapport Fonds Victimes de l'OMCT

July 1, 2020  |   Assistance to victims  |  Links
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Annual Report 2019

June 30, 2020  |  Reports and Publications
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Philippines: HRC44: Statement on extrajudicial killings of children - Enhanced ID on High Commissioner report on human rights situation in the Philippines

June 30, 2020  |  Statements  |  Philippines
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Philippines: New report reveals deliberate killings of children during “war on drugs”

 A new report, published today, documents 122 killings of children, from 1 to 17 years old, throughout the Philippines, between July 2016 and December 2019. The report, titled “How could they do this to my child?”, jointly published by the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and the Children’s Legal Rights and Development Center (CLRDC, Philippines), shows that the majority of the killings were carried out by police forces or affiliates. 

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June 29, 2020  |   Rights of the Child  |  Reports and Publications  |  Philippines

NICARAGUA: We urge the absolute prohibition of the practice of torture and ill-treatment in Nicaragua

June 26, 2020  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Statements

Saudi Arabia: Joint statement on the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

June 26, 2020  |   Assistance to victims  |  Statements  |  Saudi Arabia

They survived torture. And started patching up their lives again.

June 26, 2020  |   Assistance to victims  |  Reports and Publications

Spain: La tortura sigue siendo un tabú que obstaculiza su investigación y perpetua la impunidad

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June 26, 2020  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Statements  |  Spain

United Arab Emirates: UAE must be held accountable for torture and ill-treatment of human rights defenders and activists

June 26, 2020  |   Press Releases  |  Statements  |  United Arab Emirates

Turkey: Pushing the re-set button: Ten benchmarks for a zero-tolerance policy on torture in Turkey

Resetting of an anti-torture agenda is a matter of vital importance for a much needed broader rule of law agenda for the country. The following ten benchmarks would help to give live to a zero tolerance policy on torture in Turkey.

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June 26, 2020  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Statements  |  Turkey