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UN urges Pacific countries to sign anti-torture treaty
Radio New Zealand

Brunei urged to ratify a UN convention

THE Swiss assistant state secretary for the Asia-Pacific region urged Brunei to quickly ratify the United Nations (UN) Convention against Torture which it signed last September. Speaking during a recent interview, Johannes Matyassy (pic) said a ... Brunei Times, 1 week ago
UN urges Pacific countries to sign anti-torture treaty Radio New Zealand, 1 month ago

United States of Torture: When it comes to enhanced interrogation, Americans agree with Donald Trump

As far as we know — which often isn't much when issues of national security are involved — the U.S. government stopped waterboarding suspected terrorists around 10 years ago . And as the currentadministration is quick to remind people, one of ...
 Salon4 weeks ago The United States of Trumperica  The Hindu2 days ago

UN body to review PH torture cases

By: , April 21st, 2016 11:02 AM A committee of the United Nations is set to review the compliance of the Philippines with the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment which it has ratified. In a ...
 Philippine Daily Inquirer1 week ago PHL's human rights record up for review in UN body  Business World2 days ago UN anti-torture body to review PH record  Interaksyon1 week ago
Axis of Logic

U.N. torture watchdog urges Saudi to halt flogging, amputations

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - United Nations torture experts called on Saudi Arabia on Friday to stop corporal punishment, including flogging and amputations, practices that the Gulf kingdom considers an integral part of its ...
 Yahoo! India1 week ago Torture Watchdog to Saudi Arabia: Enough, already, with the floggings & amputations  Axis of Logic6 days ago UN torture watchdog urges Saudi to halt flogging, amputations  New Age Bangladesh6 days ago UN torture watchdog urges Saudi Arabia to halt flogging, amputations  Jerusalem Post1 week ago
Romania Business Insider

Romania: UN torture prevention body to make first visit 3-12 May

) The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) will visit Romania from 3 to 12 May to assess the treatment of people deprived of their liberty, as well as the safeguards for their protection against torture and ill-treatment. ...
 OHCHR.org1 day ago UN torture prevention body to check Romanian prisons  Romania Business Insider1 day ago UNITED NATIONS EXPERTS URGE TUNISIA TO ENSURE ITS TORTURE PREVENTION BODY IS WELL-RESOURCED AND INDEPENDENT  United Nations Office at Geneva2 weeks ago Recent appointment of members of Authority on Prevention of Torture "very positive step" (SPT)  Tunis Afrique Presse News Agency2 weeks ago
CHINAdaily Africa

West not the guardian of human rights

At the 31st convention of the United Nations Human Rights Council, 12 Western countries led by the United States recently claimed there have been human rights violations in China and expressed concern over the country's "worsening" human rights ... month ago UN group urges Turkey to probe human rights violations in southeast  Turkish Daily1 month ago Remarks on "I Know You: Making LGBTI Rights Human Rights at the UN and Abroad at the Human Rights Campaign's Equality Convention  United States Mision to the United Nations1 month ago

Tackling torture

MIL OSI Source: United Nations Human Rights Press Release/Statement: Headline: GENEVA (11 April 2016) The UN Committee against Torture is meeting in Geneva from 18 April to 13 May to review the following countries in sessions that will be ...
 Foreign weeks ago Minister Qualtrough marks anniversary of Canada's ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities  Minyanville1 month ago
Human Rights Watch

UN Committee against Torture: Review of Saudi Arabia

Introduction This memorandum, submitted to the United Nations Committee Against Torture ahead of its upcoming review of Saudi Arabia , highlights areas of concern Human Rights Watch hopes will inform the Committee's consideration of the Saudi ...
 Human Rights Watch3 days ago COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE CONSIDERS REPORT OF TURKEY  United Nations Office at Geneva2 days ago COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE REVIEWS REPORT OF FRANCE  United Nations Office at Geneva1 week ago Intervention to the 58th session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights  Fidh2 weeks ago

UN torture committee calls on Saudi to stop corporal punishments

The United Nations torture committee has called on Saudi Arabia to stop physical punishment, including flogging and amputations, in the Persian Gulf kingdom. In its first review of Saudi Arabia since 2002, the committee that monitors the UN ...
 Iran Daily1 week ago Saudi uses torture to get confessions 8hr  PressTV.com6 days ago
Africa Review

US and UN condemn Gambia killings

The United Nations and the US have cautioned the Gambian government over the torture and assassination of three opposition figures. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon and the US Defence Department issued two separate statements condemning the ...
 Asoko Insight1 week ago
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