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Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (adopted UNGA Resolution 39/46 10 December 1984): Preamble of this Convention in Paragraph 2 and 3 mentions Article 55 of the Charter of the United Nations ... Meri News, 1 month ago

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Sri Lanka: 'Brutal torture', abduction of Tamils continued after 2009, says UN report

A United Nations committee has expressed concern that "white van" abductions and "brutal" torture of Tamils have continued in Sri Lanka even though more than seven years have passed since the civil war between the Sri Lankan government and the ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago Training Vietnamese officials on UN Convention against Torture  Clingendael1 month ago UN Committee against Torture issues findings on Finland  Foreign month ago UN Committee Against Torture  Tamil Guardian1 month ago
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UN rights experts urge Mexico to focus more on the fight against impunity

Concluding a ten-day visit to Mexico, the United Nations Subcommittee on the Prevention of Torture urged the authorities to redouble its efforts to fight impunity and to immediately adopt the General Law on Torture, in full conformity with relevant ...
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23 December 2016 GENEVA (23 December 2016) The United Nations torture prevention body has urged Mexico to focus more on the fight against impunity, including the prompt adoption of the General Law on Torture, which should be in full conformity ...
 United Nations Office at Geneva3 weeks ago UN torture prevention experts to make second visit to Mexico  OHCHR.org1 month ago


7 December 2016 GENÈVE (Publié tel que reçu) « La France doit sabstenir dextrader un individu vers un pays où il y a des motifs sérieux de croire quil risque dêtre soumis à la torture », a déclaré le Rapporteur spécial des Nations ...
 United Nations Office at Geneva1 month ago
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SC seeks NHRC reply on plea to prevent torture of prisoners

IANS New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on a plea seeking direction to frame an effective law to prevent torture and inhuman treatment of prisoners in custody. A bench ...
 News Track India1 week ago SC notice to NHRC on plea for law on custodial torture  Press Trust of India1 week ago
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Gov't to write key UN human rights covenants into law: VP

Vice President Chen Chien-jen says the government will work to write three more United Nations human rights covenants into law. Chen was speaking Monday at a conference on the state of human rights in Taiwan. Although Taiwan is not a member of ...
 Radio Taiwan International3 days ago Minister of Human Rights meets member of UN Committee against Torture...  Tunis Afrique Presse News Agency1 week ago ECOSOC United Nations Economic and Social Counci : Amid Growing Global Refugee Crisis, Terror Attacks, General Assembly Appoints New United Nations Chief, Begins Implementing Sustainable Development Agenda  4 Traders3 weeks ago HRW Denounces Nearly 600 Killings in Police Custody in India due to Torture  Latin American Herald Tribune1 month ago

Trump's nominees are right: The United States can't go backward on torture

Rep. Mike Pompeo speaks during his Senate confirmation hearing in Washington on Jan. 12. (Bill O'Leary/Bill O'Leary) IT HAS been widely observed that President-elect Donald Trump's national security nominees differed with his campaign positions ...
 Washington Post5 days ago Pompeo promises to defy Trump if he orders torture  Blaze.com6 days ago Trump's nоminees are right: The United States can't gо backward оn tоrture  NewspaperPost5 days ago Trump's Falling for the Same Old War on Terror Fantasies  Foreign Policy In Focus1 month ago

Washington's LTTE dilemma

The United States was disappointed by its failure to salvage the leadership of Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger secessionist movement to relocate elsewhere as a foreign policy strategy and to use it as a pressure group to influence changes in Sri Lanka ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News1 week ago Will UNHRC live up to its commitments to Sri Lanka?  News EasyBranches.com1 month ago GSP + may be restored but Sri Lanka has to act fast to harness its full benefits  DailyFT3 days ago

UN relations in the Trump era

At the United Nations Headquarters in New York on November 8th, a Trump Presidency seemed improbable. The election of Donald Trump altered that reality and may pose grave challenges to the core principles of the most important international ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News2 weeks ago UN Relations in the Trump Era 2016-12-31 Read More  Sudan News Gazette2 weeks ago The Question Is: Can The UN Survive The Trump Era?  Huffington Post4 weeks ago
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