OMCT Activities

OMCT’s experience has enabled it to develop specific sets of activities aimed at reinforcing the SOS-Torture network and empowering and protecting its members. Likewise it engages in a range of activities aimed at eradicating torture and other human rights violations that fall within its mandate by means of prevention, denunciation, awareness raising, training, advocacy, proceedings against perpetrators, and assistance to and rehabilitation of victims.

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Open letter regarding the temporary absence granted to Mr. Hissen Habré

April 9, 2020  |   Assistance to victims, Monitoring Protection Mechanisms, Violence against women  |  Statements  |  Chad, Senegal
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Philippines:  Children’s rights must be respected while containing the COVID-19 virus

April 9, 2020  |  Statements  |  Philippines
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A call for creative solutions to keep up human rights work in times of pandemic

April 9, 2020  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Statements
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India:  Police harassment of four human rights defenders for criticising the management of COVID-19 pandemic in Manipur State

April 8, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  India
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Venezuela:  Release and ongoing judicial harassment of Mr. Darvinson Rojas

April 7, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Venezuela
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China:  Human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang put on compulsory quarantine upon his release

April 7, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  China
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Philippines:  Immediately release Filipino political prisoners and end detention and ill-treatment of curfew violators

April 6, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders, Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Statements  |  Philippines
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Myanmar (ex-Burma):  Arbitrary detention of Mr. Nay Myo Lin and judicial harassment of five other journalists

April 3, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Myanmar (ex-Burma)
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Venezuela:  Detención arbitraria, malos tratos y criminalización contra Henderson Maldonado, abogado del Movimiento Vinotinto

April 3, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Venezuela
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Guatemala:  Cesen los ataques a periodistas - Pronunciamiento conjunto

April 3, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Guatemala

Turkey:  Judicial harassment of Ms. Nurcan Baysal

April 2, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Turkey

Guinea:  Intimidation acts against Mr. Ibrahima Diallo

April 2, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Guinea

India:  Joint statement - Arbitrarily detained Kashmiri prisoners must be freed

April 1, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders, Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Statements  |  India

Peru: New Law 31012 on Police Protection Violates Internacional Human Rights Standards and Fosters Impunity

April 1, 2020  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Statements

Turkey:  Grant early release from overcrowded prisons without discrimination

March 31, 2020  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Statements  |  Turkey