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India:  Akhil Gogoi tested positive for COVID-19 in jail

July 15, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  India
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Mexico:  Malos tratos contra el defensor Fredy García Ramírez, detenido arbitrariamente en Oaxaca

July 15, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Mexico
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Honduras:  Asesinato a sus 29 años del defensor ambiental Marvin Damián Castro Molina

July 15, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Honduras
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HRC 44 - Joint statement of OMCT and COFAVIC on Venezuela

July 15, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders, Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Statements
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India:  Joint Letter: Request to raise serious concerns and urge progress on the situation of human rights defenders during the upcoming 15th EU-India Summit of 15 July 2020

July 15, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Statements  |  India
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ORAL STATEMENT ON SUMMARY EXECUTIONS IN CAMEROON AND BURKINA FASO

July 9, 2020  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Statements
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Spain: Coacción, amenazas y malos tratos contra el privado de libertad Mohamed Choulli el Hosni

July 8, 2020  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Spain

Oral Statement during the 44th session of the Human Rights Council on migration and torture

July 7, 2020  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Statements

Rapport Fonds Victimes de l'OMCT

July 1, 2020  |   Assistance to victims  |  Links

Annual Report 2019

June 30, 2020  |  Reports and Publications

Philippines: HRC44: Statement on extrajudicial killings of children - Enhanced ID on High Commissioner report on human rights situation in the Philippines

June 30, 2020  |  Statements  |  Philippines

Philippines: New report reveals deliberate killings of children during “war on drugs”

 A new report, published today, documents 122 killings of children, from 1 to 17 years old, throughout the Philippines, between July 2016 and December 2019. The report, titled “How could they do this to my child?”, jointly published by the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and the Children’s Legal Rights and Development Center (CLRDC, Philippines), shows that the majority of the killings were carried out by police forces or affiliates. 

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June 29, 2020  |   Rights of the Child  |  Reports and Publications  |  Philippines

NICARAGUA: We urge the absolute prohibition of the practice of torture and ill-treatment in Nicaragua

June 26, 2020  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Statements

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

June 26, 2020  |   Assistance to victims  |  Statements  |  Saudi Arabia

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

June 26, 2020  |   Assistance to victims  |  Reports and Publications