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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Colombia:  42ª Sesión del Consejo de Derechos Humanos: Intervención oral conjunta por parte de PBI, OMCT y FIAN

September 13, 2019  |  Statements  |  Colombia

Venezuela:  42ª Sesión del Consejo de Derechos Humanos: Pronunciamiento oral por parte de la OMCT, COFAVIC y Franciscans International

September 11, 2019  |  Statements  |  Venezuela

New Initiative to Strengthen Protection from Torture on Migration Routes:

September 9, 2019  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms, Press Releases  |  Links

China:  Respect for rule of law should be the rule, not the exception

September 9, 2019  |  Urgent Interventions  |  China

Turkey:  Joint Statement: Release Güldane K?l?ç immediately!

August 30, 2019  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Turkey

Egypt:  Release Ramy Shaath!

August 30, 2019  |  Statements  |  Egypt

Greece:  Civil society denounces killing of unaccompanied child in Moria

August 28, 2019  |  Statements  |  Greece

Bangladesh:  Human rights groups urge government to implement recommendations on torture and other abuses after damning UN review

August 14, 2019  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms, Press Releases  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Bangladesh

India:  Call on government to immediately reinstate fundamental freedoms in Jammu & Kashmir

August 13, 2019  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  India

Russian Federation:  Russia: Open Call

August 5, 2019  |  Reports and Publications  |  Russian Federation

Benin:  Joint alternative Report on Benin from OMCT, ESAM

August 1, 2019  |  Reports and Publications  |  Benin

Greece:  No End in Sight: The Mistreatement of Asylum Seekers in Greece

August 1, 2019  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms, Press Releases  |  Reports and Publications  |  Greece

Bangladesh:  Cycle of Fear - Combating Impunity for Torture and Strengthening the Rule of Law in Bangladesh

July 25, 2019  |  Reports and Publications  |  Bangladesh

Venezuela:  41st session of the Human Rights Council - Enhanced ID: Oral statement issued by OMCT and COFAVIC

July 5, 2019  |  Statements  |  Venezuela

Philippines:  41st session of the Human Rights Council : Oral statement on the deteriorating human rights situation in the Philippines

July 1, 2019  |  Statements  |  Philippines