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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Mexico:  Amicus Curiae on the case Campo Algodonero: Claudia Ivette González, Esmeralda Herrera Monreal and Laura Berenice Ramos Monárrez against Mexico.

June 12, 2009  |  Statements  |  Mexico

OMCT Holds Litigation Workshop, 6-9 May 2008

May 8, 2008  |  Events

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya:  United Nations Finds Libya Responsible for Torture and Orders Compensation to Victim’s Family

November 27, 2007  |  Statements  |  Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

OMCT Complaints Workshop - 6-8 November 2007

November 6, 2007  |  Events

OMCT Complaints Workshop to hold Panel & Reception with Members of the Committee against Torture, Claudio Grossman, Nora Sveaass and Fernando Mariño Menendez

October 26, 2007  |  Events

Omct complaints workshops

September 21, 2007  |  Events

OMCT Holds Litigation Workshop, 10-12 July 2007

July 18, 2007  |  Events

10 December, International Human Rights Day: CINAT Statement On Torture and Ill-Treatment.

December 10, 2005  |  Statements

26 June - UN International Day in support of victims of torture

June 26, 2005  |  Events

statement of the CINAT about June 26, 2005

June 24, 2005  |  Statements

United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

January 3, 2005  |  Events

The WOAT asks Sub Commission's experts to assume a more active role in the promotion and the protection of the Human Rights

August 16, 2004  |   Assistance to victims, Monitoring Protection Mechanisms, Violence against women  |  Urgent Interventions

65th Session of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - Geneva from 2 to 20 August 2004

July 30, 2004  |   Assistance to victims, Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Events

Serbia :  State violence in Serbia and Montenegro (unedited)

June 25, 2004  |   Assistance to victims, Monitoring Protection Mechanisms, Rights of the Child, Violence against women  |  Reports and Publications  |  Serbia

Iraq:  CINAT: Statement on revelations of torture by coalition forces in Iraq

May 18, 2004  |  Statements  |  Iraq