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Non-state actors, militia groups can be held accountable for torture
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The United Nations Committee Against Torture condemned the Burundian State for the first time for the torture suffered by Boniface Ntikarahera in 2010, calling for impartial investigations to sanction those responsible. Bujumbura authorities will ... Misna, 3 weeks ago
Holy See envoy fires back at UN UCAN India, 1 month ago

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The EU must step up efforts to stop torture: the UN Convention against Torture ... (26/06/2014)

Three decades after the ground-breaking Convention Against Torture (CAT) was adopted by the United Nations (UN) in 1984, governments across the world continue to betray their commitments to stamp out torture. On this anniversary and beyond, the ...
 Noodls1 month ago Zimbabwe: Mugabe Will 'Never' Ratify UN Convention Against Torture  AllAfrica.com1 week ago Mugabe will 'never' ratify UN convention against torture  Harare241 week ago Mugabe will never ratify UN convention against torture  SW Radio Africa1 week ago

Viet Nam to ratify anti-torture treaty

Viet Nam plans to ratify the 1984 United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or
 Viet Nam News1 month ago New York, 26 June 2014 - Secretary-General's message on the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture [scroll down for French version]  United Nations1 month ago UN Urges All States to Ratify Convention against Torture  Sudan Vision Daily1 month ago UNDP supports Vietnam's ratification of Convention against Torture  VOVNews1 month ago

Coordinator: UN will support Vietnam in approving anti-torture convention

All institutions of the United Nations (UN) will continue assisting Vietnam in hastening the approval of the UN Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment
 People's Army Newspaper Online1 month ago Coordinator: UN will support VN in approving anti-torture convention  VietnamPlus1 month ago


25 June 2014 Every day, in prisons, police stations and places of detention both official and secret, women, men and children are deliberately and atrociously tortured. They are made to suffer pain and humiliation, and may be made to watch ...
 United Nations Office at Geneva1 month ago SAUDI ARABIA: HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS CONCERNED BY HARSH SENTENCES AGAINST HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS  Noodls2 weeks ago Atrocities outpace human rights  Mail & Guardian Online2 hours ago Webcast interview with Navi Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights - transcript  International Bar Association1 month ago
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The Mental Capacity Act 2005, the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: The Basics

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) is renowned as a ground-breaking treaty, developed using a highly inclusive drafting process. Civil society organisations and disabled people's organisations (DPOs), in ...
 Lexology1 month ago Sierra Leone News: Cooper's Eyes : Torture  Awoko1 week ago Convention on 'Human Rights of Human Rights Defenders of Manipur'  E Pao1 month ago Check threats on human rights defenders  Kangla Online1 month ago
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Torture in US Prisons: What 'OITNB' Hasn't Told You

International Day in Support of Victims of Torture is observed each year on June 26, the day in 1984 when the United Nations Convention Against Torture was signed. This treaty, which the United States has signed and ratified, bans torture, cruel, ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago LFJL, REDRESS and DIGNITY organisations call on Libya to ensure the prevention of torture  Libya Herald1 month ago Torture: vilest act of humans - EDITORIAL  Daily Mirror Sri Lanka1 month ago Declaration by the European Union on  National News Agency Lebanon1 month ago
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Vatican says UN will clear it of torture

The Vatican has said a report from the United Nations due to be released would heavily criticise its handling of abuse cases but would not find it in violation of an anti-torture convention. "The Committee did not find the Holy See in violation of ...
 Al Jazeera2 months ago
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Rights Groups Urge End to Use of Torture

GENEVA — The United Nations and human rights activists worldwide are demanding states end the practice of torture, which is prohibited under all circumstances under international law. Every year on June 26, the world marks the International Day ...
 VOA News1 month ago Activists demand end to torture  Pakistan Press International1 month ago ‘Torture is a fact of life in Asian nations’  Asian Age2 months ago
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UN torture panel criticises Vatican

THE United Nations has censured the Vatican's handling of child sex abuse cases for the second time in three months. The Catholic Church's reputation has been seriously tarnished by worldwide revelations about pedophile priests, and by ...
 Townsville Bulletin2 months ago Torture panel criticises Vatican  The New Daily2 months ago UN body grills Vatican over child sex abuse  Asian Age2 months ago
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