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Contribution to the Draft General comment No. 5 (2020) on migrants’ rights to liberty and freedom from arbitrary detention

Submitted by the Working Group Migration and Torture in Africa to the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families

Members of the Working group:

DIEYE Aminata (Chairperson) Organisation Mondiale Contre la Torture (OMCT)
OYAMTA BALDAL
Ligue Tchadienne des Droits de l’Homme (réseau) /Tchad
ALAA TALBI Forum Tunisien pour les Droits Économiques et Sociaux (FTDES) /Tunisie
MWANGI KEVIN
Independent Medico-Legal Unit (IMLU) /Kenya
ESTHER NABWIRE
African Centre for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims / Uganda
ELMEHDI AG WAKINA
Association Malienne pour la Survie au Sahel (AMSS) /Mali
BADAMASSI YAHAYA Alternative Espaces Citoyens/ Niger
MOUSAPHA KEBE
Réseau Migration développement (REMIDEV) / Sénégal
MOHAMMED BADAWI Africa Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) /Soudan
MAITE PAREJO SOUSA
Asociación Pro Derechos Humanos de España (APDHE)/Spain
SUSANNA MARIETTI Antigone/Italy

Access the full Submission Migration and Torture

The SOS-Torture Migration and Torture Working Group in Africa is composed of 10 experts from the OMCT SOS-Torture Network and aims to analyse first-hand information in order to set out authoritative research and recommendations for the protection of migrants against torture and other punishment or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment. The group is sponsored by the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and the Collectif des Associations Contre l’Impunité au Togo (CACIT).



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