Monitoring protection mechanisms

International and regional conventional and non-conventional human rights mechanisms monitor States’ international commitments. OMCT activity to that respect aims at facilitating access of victims and local NGOs to the mechanisms and provides them with legal and practical support. OMCT submits alternative information (statements, reports, follow-up notes and oral briefings) and individual complaints to United Nations protection mechanisms and to the American, African and European ones. In the framework of the follow-up process, OMCT pays a particular attention to the effective implementation by the States of the recommendations adopted by the United Nations Treaty Bodies (UNTB). On those activities, OMCT works in close partnership with members of its SOS Torture Network and other reliable field partners. [Read more …]

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Chile:  Measures aiming to protect persons deprived of liberty must benefit Mapuche prisoners without discrimination

July 24, 2020  |  Statements  |  Chile

Bolivia:  Negligencias en la protección de los presos ante la covid-19 pone en riesgo sus vidas y las de toda la población

July 23, 2020  |  Statements  |  Bolivia

HRC 44 - Joint statement of OMCT and COFAVIC on Venezuela

July 15, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders, Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Statements

Alertan a la Unión Europea sobre graves crisis de derechos humanos en México

July 13, 2020  |  Statements  |  European Union (EU), Mexico

Two New Joint NGO Submissions in the Framework of the 2020 review of the UN Treaty Body system

July 10, 2020  |  Links

ORAL STATEMENT ON SUMMARY EXECUTIONS IN CAMEROON AND BURKINA FASO

July 9, 2020  |  Statements

Spain:  Coacción, amenazas y malos tratos contra el privado de libertad Mohamed Choulli el Hosni

July 8, 2020  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Spain

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

July 7, 2020  |  Statements

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

June 26, 2020  |  Statements

Spain:  La tortura sigue siendo un tabú que obstaculiza su investigación y perpetua la impunidad

June 26, 2020  |  Statements  |  Spain

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

June 26, 2020  |  Statements  |  Turkey

United Arab Emirates:  Joint Submission on the United Arab Emirates to the 71st Session of the UN Committee Against Torture

June 25, 2020  |  Reports and Publications  |  United Arab Emirates

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

June 24, 2020  |  Reports and Publications  |  Colombia

European Union (EU):  Fundamental Rights in the EU: Put our money where our mouth is

June 11, 2020  |  Statements  |  European Union (EU)

Trafficking and Torture in the context of global migration: OMCT comments to CEDAW´s new General Recommendation

June 5, 2020  |  Reports and Publications