Rights of the child

OMCT’s Child Rights activities aim to protect children from torture and other forms of violence and to promote and defend their rights through prevention, denunciation, reparation and advocacy. By taking into account the specific nature of the violence committed against children and its particular consequences for them, OMCT seeks to protect children who are victims of or threatened with torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. [Read more…]

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Joint Press release: 2008 Day of the African Child

June 16, 2008  |  Urgent Interventions

Georgia:  Georgia must meet its obligations on the rights of the child

June 9, 2008  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Georgia

Macedonia:  (THE FORMER YUGOSLAV) REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA - Shadow Report UN Committee Against Torture - 40th session - May 2008 - women and children part

May 29, 2008  |   Rights of the Child, Violence against women  |  Reports and Publications  |  Macedonia

Macedonia:  (THE FORMER YUGOSLAV) REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA - Shadow Report UN Committee Against Torture - 40th session - May 2008

May 29, 2008  |   Rights of the Child, Violence against women  |  Reports and Publications  |  Macedonia

Indonesia:  Indonesia Shadow Report to the CAT

April 24, 2008  |   Rights of the Child, Violence against women  |  Reports and Publications  |  Indonesia

Bangladesh:  Violence against Women/ Child Concern: Harassment and Death Threats Against Acid Attack Victims

April 7, 2008  |   Rights of the Child, Violence against women  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Bangladesh

Sudan:  Alleged torture against nine individuals, including a minor, in Northern Kordofan

March 26, 2008  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Sudan

Tunisia:  Mise en œuvre du Pacte relatif aux droits civils et politiques - mars 2008 - LA SITUATION DES DROITS DE L’HOMME EN TUNISIE

March 20, 2008  |   Rights of the Child, Violence against women  |  Reports and Publications  |  Tunisia

India:  Arbitrary detention of five Bangladeshi invidiuals, including a minor

February 29, 2008  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  India

Chile:  Ill-treatment during arrest and detention, including a child

February 12, 2008  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Chile

Brazil:  Sexual torture of a 15-year-ord girl: Brazil must show commitment to fight torture now

December 11, 2007  |   Rights of the Child, Violence against women  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Brazil

The United Nations establish a new high level mechanism to counter violence against children

December 4, 2007  |  Urgent Interventions

Uzbekistan:  United Nations body echoes the OMCT/RRG allegations of widespread torture and ill-treatment in Uzbekistan.

November 28, 2007  |   Rights of the Child, Violence against women  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Uzbekistan

Benin:  Conditions carcérales : les Nations Unies rappellent le Bénin à l’ordre

November 28, 2007  |   Rights of the Child, Violence against women  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Benin

Sudan:  Death sentences handed down to ten individuals, including a minor and allegations of torture

November 26, 2007  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Sudan