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 …]

RSS

Articles: 559

3 new

Subscribe






loading form   loading ...
New 

ORAL STATEMENT ON SUMMARY EXECUTIONS IN CAMEROON AND BURKINA FASO

July 9, 2020  |  Statements
New 

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

July 8, 2020  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Spain
New 

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

Burundi:   Contribution of civil society to the adoption of the List of issues established before the submission of the third periodic report by the Human Rights Committee

June 3, 2020  |  Reports and Publications  |  Burundi

Spain:  Open Letter: The case of Jordi Cuixart through the lens of international human rights standards on the right to peaceful assembly

June 2, 2020  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Spain

COVID-19 IN DETENTION IN LATIN AMERICA

May 20, 2020  |  Reports and Publications

Joint NGO letter: UN human rights treaty bodies during the COVID-19 pandemic

May 11, 2020  |  Statements

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