Assistance to victims of torture

OMCT’s urgent assistance to victims of torture is part of its global effort to ensure that victims of torture receive redress and rehabilitation by responding immediately in an effective and appropriate manner to their needs. OMCT is currently the only international non-governmental organisation to provide indispensable and urgent legal, medical and/or social assistance directly to women, men and children who have suffered, or are at risk of, torture. Thanks to the members of the SOS-Torture Network, OMCT is able to identify and assess requests for urgent assistance and grant the necessary aid in a very short time. [Read more…]

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Rapport Fonds Victimes de l'OMCT

July 1, 2020  |  Links

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

June 26, 2020  |  Statements  |  Saudi Arabia

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

June 26, 2020  |  Reports and Publications

New report reveals the inhuman situation of women prisoners in Quetzaltenango prison, which puts their lives at risk in times of the COVID-19

May 4, 2020  |   Assistance to victims, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Monitoring Protection Mechanisms, Rights of the Child, Violence against women  |  Reports and Publications

China:  Concerns about the situation of African migrants’ victims of inhuman treatment in the context of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

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April 17, 2020  |   Assistance to victims, Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Urgent Interventions  |  China

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

Covid-19 and prisons in Africa: the risks of contamination are enormous

March 26, 2020  |  Statements  |  Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Niger, Togo

Dignity in the time of COVID-19

March 19, 2020  |   Assistance to victims, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Human Rights Defenders, Monitoring Protection Mechanisms, Press Releases, Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns, Violence against women  |  Statements

Assisting survivors of torture

May 6, 2019  |   Assistance to victims, Human Rights Defenders  |  Reports and Publications

Assisting the survivors of torture 2007-2018

April 11, 2019  |  Reports and Publications

En Tunisie, la justice transitionnelle est en panne. C’est ce que dénoncent 28 organisations de la société civile lors de la Journée des Martyrs

April 9, 2019  |  Statements

How children can survive torture

January 20, 2017  |   Assistance to victims, Rights of the Child  |  Reports and Publications

OMCT convenes meeting with NGOs from around the world how to fight torture amid greater threats to human rights

November 21, 2016  |   Assistance to victims, Human Rights Defenders, Rights of the Child, Violence against women  |  Events

Togo:  Le CACIT et l'OMCT déplorent l'incapacité des jurisdictions nationales à rendre justice aux victimes de violations de droits humains

August 12, 2016  |   Assistance to victims, Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Statements  |  Togo

OMCT and SOS Torture network call on all humans to honour torture victims & take action

June 27, 2016  |   Assistance to victims, Rights of the Child, Violence against women  |  Statements