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'We Crossed the Line,' US Tells UN on Use of Torture After 9/11

US anti-torture review ends

The United Nations Committee against Torture on Thursday afternoon concluded its periodic review over the United States on its implementation of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel. LIFESTYLES has the details. The delegation, made ... CNC World, 1 week ago

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UN: Why Is LGBT Conversion Tx Still Practiced?

The United Nations Committee Against Torture (CAT) has voiced concern over the "dangerous and discredited" practice of conversion therapy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgendered (LGBT) youth in the United States, according to a news release ...
 General Medicine eJournal2 weeks ago U.N. Committee Raises Concern About LGBT Conversion Therapy in U.S.  Noodls2 weeks ago LGBT Activists Urge United Nations to Designate 'Reparative Therapy' a Form of Torture  Breitbart.com2 weeks ago VN mulls Criminal Code improvements  Viet Nam News2 weeks ago
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Zero-Hour In Geneva: Will Obama Seal His Legacy On Torture?

WASHINGTON -- A U.S. delegation will be asked by a United Nations panel on Wednesday if it believes the international Convention Against Torture applies to actions conducted by U.S. personnel outside of the nation's borders. And nobody knows what ...
 Huffington Post2 weeks ago
Washington Times

Opponents of gay conversion therapy make case to U.N.; equate forced orientation change with torture

A group that opposes gay conversion therapy is trying to enlist the United Nations help in outlawing the practice by equating it with torture. Advocates with the National Center for Lesbian Rights ( NCLR ) is expected to present their issue to ...
 Washington Times3 weeks ago LGBT Activists: UN Should Classify Gay Conversion Therapy as Torture  CNS News1 week ago
The New Republic Online

On 20th Anniversary of Ratification, U.S. Continues to Violate Convention Against Torture

PRWeb Today marks the 20th anniversary of U.S. ratification of the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT). Yet to this day, the U.S. repeatedly fails to meet its commitments ...
 SearchBug1 month ago The U.S. Is Still Violating the Anti-Torture Treaty It Signed 20 Years Ago  The New Republic Online1 month ago

ECOSOC United Nations Economic and Social Counci : On Thirtieth Anniversary of Convention against Torture, Secretary-General Urges 156 State Parties to Fulfil Treaty's Promise, Banish Heinous Practice

Following is Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's message on the thirtieth anniversary of the Convention against Torture, in Geneva today: Thirty years have passed since the United Nations Convention against Torture entered into force, enshrining in ...
 4 Traders3 weeks ago Geneva, Switzerland, 4 November 2014 - Secretary-General's message on the 30th Anniversary of the Convention against Torture  United Nations3 weeks ago
Miami Herald

U.N. torture experts urge disclosure of disputed Senate CIA report

Seven top United Nations human rights experts on Wednesday urged President Barack Obama not to yield to demands from the Central Intelligence Agency that key material be edited out from a Senate Intelligence Committee report on CIA interrogation ...
 Miami Herald7 hours ago UN Human Rights Experts call on Obama to release CIA torture report  Voice of Russia15 hours ago UN experts, Obama & report on CIA torture  GlobalSecurity.org16 hours ago Obama Urged To Release Report On CIA Torture Allegations  Eurasia Review23 hours ago
Inter Press Service

Innovation can drive change for deprived children — UNICEF

The United Nations General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child (commonly abbreviated as the CRC or UNCRC) in 1989 as a human rights treaty which sets out the civil, political, economic, social, health and cultural rights of ...
 Graphic Ghana3 days ago Why Won't the US Ratify the UN's Children's Rights Convention?  Huffington Post2 days ago Why US Balks at Accord on Children's Rights  Middle East Online3 days ago Silver jubilee of Child Rights Convention: Little for kids here to celebrate  Dhaka Tribune1 week ago

This is Big: The UN Has Signaled that Gay Cure Therapy Might Be Torture

A UN panel last week questioned the United States about why in 48 states it still allows some form of gay conversion or cure therapy to take place. The group in question, a three member panel of the United Nations Committee Against Torture (CAT), ...
 Care21 week ago UN panel questions gay conversion therapy  MSNBC1 week ago
Melbourne Age

United Nations raises serious concerns about Australia's immigration policies

Related Story: Morrison sets up team to monitor detention centre administrators The United Nations Committee Against Torture has raised serious concerns about the Australian Government's immigration policies and about conditions at offshore ...
 ABC Online2 weeks ago UN concern over 'inhumane' detention centres for asylum seekers  Melbourne Age2 weeks ago UN anti-torture review probes Manus, Nauru weeks ago Explainer: why is the UN reviewing Australia's record on torture?  World News Australia2 weeks ago
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