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UN rights body commends Ghana for ratifying optional protocol ...

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Wednesday welcomed Ghana's recent ratification of the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT). "This is a ..., 4 hours ago

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31 August 2016 GENEVA (31 August 2016) United Nations torture prevention experts will return to Ukraine from 5 to 9 September to resume a visit they had suspended in May after being unable to access some places of detention that are under the ...
 United Nations Office at Geneva4 weeks ago Ukraine Makes Progress in Improving Detention Conditions - UN Body  Sputnik2 weeks ago UN anti-torture body resumes Ukraine visit  Expatica Switzerland4 weeks ago UN torture prevention body to resume Ukraine visit 5 to 9 September  PressReleasePoint4 weeks ago
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Growing concerns for threatened Burundi lawyers who provided information to UN torture watchdog

United Nations (UN) human rights experts have raised concerned about the fate of four Burundian lawyers who are reportedly facing reprisals for having provided information to the UN Committee against Torture (CAT) for a special review of Burundi.
 International Business Times UK1 month ago IRF Report Positive Work of Governments  BruDirect1 month ago UN Committee against Torture publishes findings on Kuwait; Observations on the third periodic report  Kuwait Times1 month ago UN rights experts & reports of reprisals against Burundian lawyers  GlobalSecurity.org1 month ago

Clinton hammers dangerous Trump after Putin praise

Hillary Clinton speaks to the Annual Session of the National Baptist Convention in Kansas City, Missouri, United States September 8, 2016. — Reuters pic CHARLOTTE (United States), Sept 9 — Hillary Clinton portrayed herself yesterday as a steely ...
 Malay Mail2 weeks ago Clinton slams dangerous Trump after Putin praise Calls rival unpatriotic and unfit to lead  Kuwait Times2 weeks ago

Turkey / Human rights: Government postpones visit by the UN Special Rapporteur on torture

) The United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture, Juan E. Méndez, today expressed his deep disappointment with the decision taken by the Government of Turkey to postpone his visit to the country, which was scheduled to take place from 10 to 14 ...
 OHCHR.org1 week ago

Mozambique: some progress in torture prevention, but significant challenges remain UN experts

) The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture on Tuesday completed a high level advisory visit to the Republic of Mozambique. During their visit, which took place from 5 to 9 September 2016, the experts advised the Mozambican ...
 OHCHR.org2 weeks ago Four Countries That Opened Their Closed Institutions—and Prevented Torture  Open Society Institute Soros Foundation Network1 week ago
Deccan Chronicle

Supreme Court move against torture in police custody

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday sought the reply from the Centre and National Human Rights Commission on a writ petition filed by Ashwani Kumar, former Union law minister seeking comprehensive guidelines to prevent torture in police custody. ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 days ago SC issues notice to Centre on guidelines to prevent torture of jail inmates  MSN News US2 days ago SC notice to Centre on PIL for law to stop custodial torture  Times of India2 days ago SC notice to Centre on PIL to end custody torture  Deccan Herald2 days ago
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Calling the kettle black

United States President Barack Obama is correct: the illegal drug problem is serious enough to merit the best efforts of governments everywhere to solve it. But those efforts must conform with human rights standards and due process, which are ...
 MSN Philippines2 weeks ago Hillary Clinton slams Donald Trump at American Legion convention  Before It's News3 weeks ago The Obama presidency, Israel, national security and human rights  Jerusalem Post1 month ago What's ahead for Obama after the convention?  WA Today1 month ago

What to Expect From the Upcoming Refugee Summits

Next week, two summits—one at the United Nations, the other at the White House—are set to tackle the ongoing refugee and migrant crisis that has seen the largest number of displaced people on the move around the world since the end of the World ...
 MSNBC Newsweek2 weeks ago
Inter Press Service

Africa: US, EU Accused of Paying Lip Service to Global Arms Treaty

United Nations — The Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), which was aimed at curbing the flow of small arms and light weapons to war zones and politically-repressive regimes, is being openly violated by some of the world's arms suppliers, according to ...
 AllAfrica.com1 month ago US, EU Accused of Paying Lip Service to Global Arms Treaty  Inter Press Service1 month ago
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