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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Child Rights NGOs Welcome the Decision of the United Nations to Provide an International Remedy for Children

December 19, 2011  |  Statements

Mexico:  Conditional release of a minor and release of nine other persons in Chiapas. OMCT concerned for a lack of judicial guarantees and their safety.

August 15, 2011  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Mexico

Benin:  Report on the conditions of children’s deprivation of liberty in Benin. The issue of violence against children deprived of liberty

July 15, 2011  |  Reports and Publications  |  Benin

Uruguay:  Report on the visits in the juvenile justice centres in Uruguay

May 20, 2011  |  Reports and Publications  |  Uruguay

Nepal:  Severe beatings inflicted on a group of five villagers, including one minor

May 3, 2011  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Nepal

Mexico:  Order of detention against a minor and nine others persons in Chiapas. OMCT's concern for lack of judicial guarantees and security.

February 22, 2011  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Mexico

Mexico:  Violation of due process rights of minor Mariano Demeza Silvano and nine other persons in Chiapas OMCT is concerned about his legal situation and personal integrity

February 17, 2011  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Mexico

Venezuela:  Serious threats and intimidation against Ms. Saraí Pérez and her daughters in Caracas.

February 17, 2011  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Venezuela

Venezuela:  Allegations of torture against a 16-year-old girl and her father in order to obtain statements in Caracas

February 7, 2011  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Venezuela

India:  India: Rape of a 16 year-old Dalit girl, impunity of the perpetrators and serious threats against the victim

February 2, 2011  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns, Violence against women  |  Urgent Interventions  |  India

Israel:  Israel/OPT: Shooting of a 17 year-old boy in the Gaza strip by Israeli soldiers

January 6, 2011  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Israel

Benin:  Follow-up mission in Benin: project on the protection of children deprived of liberty

December 21, 2010  |  Events  |  Benin

Uruguay:  Follow-up mision in Uruguay: project on the protection of children deprived of liberty

November 1, 2010  |  Events  |  Uruguay

India:  Alleged extra-judicial killings, including of a minor, by Border Security Force

October 28, 2010  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  India

Uruguay:   Open letter to Mr Jose Mujica, President of Uruguay: OMCT’s concern about the situation of children and adolescents deprived of their liberty in Uruguay

October 4, 2010  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Uruguay