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

June 26, 2020  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Statements  |  Turkey
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Guatemala:  Asesinato del defensor indígena ch’orti’ Medardo Alonzo Lucero y amenazas de muerte contra su hermano

June 25, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Guatemala
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Chile:  Criminalización de las cuatro integrantes del colectivo feminista “LASTESIS”

June 25, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Chile
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Bangladesh:  Government must end torture and fully implement recommendations made by the UN Committee against Torture

June 25, 2020  |  Statements  |  Bangladesh
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United Arab Emirates:  Joint Submission on the United Arab Emirates to the 71st Session of the UN Committee Against Torture

June 25, 2020  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Reports and Publications  |  United Arab Emirates

Egypt:  Rights Defender’s Relatives Arrested

June 24, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Egypt

Colombia:  New report on Social protest and excessive use of force - an analysis from the perspective of the prohibition of torture

June 24, 2020  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Reports and Publications  |  Colombia

India:  Ms. Safoora Zargar granted bail on humanitarian grounds

June 23, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  India

Egypt:  Abduction and subsequent arbitrary detention of Ms. Sanaa Seif

June 23, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Egypt

Pakistan:  Smear campaign against HRCP member Dr. Arfana Mallah

June 23, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Pakistan

Egypt:  The campaign against Gamal Eid must stop!

June 23, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Egypt

Egypt:  Ongoing judicial harassment against WHRD Mozn Hassan

June 23, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Egypt

Belarus:  Civic Solidarity Platform Statement: Presidential Campaign 2020 in Belarus - Violence, Threats, Detentions

June 22, 2020  |  Statements  |  Belarus

Cyprus:  Sentencing of KISA - an unjustified restriction to freedom of expression and a dangerous precedent

June 22, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Cyprus