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Resounding Disapproval from International Community on U.S. Use of Torture
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26.06 - Expert Commentary: International Day in Support of Vic...

The International Day in Support of Victims of Torture is taking place on Friday 26 June sponsored by the United Nations. On this date 26 years ago the international community committed to stamping out torture worldwide with the UN Convention ... MyScience, 1 week ago

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Torture prevention visits

MIL OSI Source: United Nations Human Rights Press Release/Statement: Headline: GENEVA (6 July 2015) The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) has announced plans to visit 10 countries in 2016, as part of its work to ...
 Foreign hours ago US: Support Anti-Torture Legislation  Human Rights Watch2 weeks ago UN anti-torture body urges PH to address 'chronic' prison overcrowding  Interaksyon1 month ago Sweden and the United Nations  Noodls1 month ago

Recommitting to the US Refugee Protection System on the 35th Anniversary of the Refugee Act of 1980

The Refugee Act of 1980 sought to bring US law into conformity with the 1951 United Nations Convention and the 1967 Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees, which prohibited the return of persons at risk of persecution to their states of ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago

Who has the right to liberty and privacy in the U.S.?

Women's human rights are enshrined in globally recognized agreements — including the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) — that require governments to respect, protect and fulfill ...
 The Hill1 week ago Full text of Human Rights Record of the United States in 2014 (1)  Individual.com1 week ago Human Rights Record of the United States in 2014 State Council Information Office of the People's Republic of China  China Today1 week ago State's Blinken at U.S.-ASEAN Business Council Annual Gala  US Embassy Paraguay: Asuncion4 days ago


3 June 2015 GENEVA (3 June 2015) The UN's torture prevention body has urged the Philippines to deal urgently with prison overcrowding and improve independent monitoring of places of detention as part of efforts to protect people deprived of their ...
 United Nations Office at Geneva1 month ago UN urges prison reform in the Philippines  UCAN India1 month ago

UN urged to probe torture cases under Noy's term

The United Nations has been asked to look into 110 cases of torture and numerous cases of illegal arrests during the Aquino administration. Cristina Palabay, Karapatan secretary-general, yesterday said the matter could be looked into when the ...
 Yahoo Philippines News1 month ago Group asks UN body: Probe 833 torture, illegal-arrest cases under Aquino's watch  Business Mirror1 month ago Philippine rights group urges UN to look into 110 torture cases  UCAN India1 month ago

Pro-Govt Militia 'Subjects Citizens to Severe Torture'

Alkarama sent a communication the United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture (SRT) concerning the cases of 10 Libyan citizens all subjected to torture at the end of 2014. These cases are illustrative of the increasing use of torture by militias - ...
 AllAfrica.com3 days ago Libya - Pro-Government Militia Subjects Citizens to Severe Torture [press release]  Individual.com3 days ago Egypt: Security Forces Continue to Torture Children Despite 2014 Agreement to Train Police On Treatment of Minors  AllAfrica.com1 month ago

Libya: Tripoli Parliamentarian's Health Deteriorating After Over 10-Month Torture and Denial of Medical Care

Suliman Awad Zubi On 11 June 2015, Alkarama sent a communication to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) and other Special Procedures of the Human Rights Council (HRC) concerning the case of Suliman Awad Zubi, a retired ...
 AllAfrica.com2 weeks ago Retired Judge and Tripoli Parliamentarian's Health Deteriorating After Over 10-Month Torture and Denial of Medical Care [press release]  Individual.com2 weeks ago

UN torture prevention team calls for greater transparency in Nauru immigration detention centre

A United Nations torture prevention team has called for greater transparency on conditions and systems governing the immigration detention centre in Nauru following a visit to the island nation. UN Subcommittee on the Prevention of Torture chair ...
 ABC Online1 month ago UN torture prevention team tours Nauru to review all deprivations of l  ABC Radio Australia1 month ago
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View from the courtroom: Law needed for providing relief to torture victims

The United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture was observed on June 26. The day commemorates the signing of the United Nations Charter on June 24, 1946 and the entry into force of the UN Convention against Torture (CAT) and ...
 DAWN Group1 week ago Law needed for providing relief to torture victims in Pakistan  Asia News Network1 week ago
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