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OMCT Sep 4
Our translated e-bulletins detailing the recent session of the UN Committee Against Torture are out! French: Spanish: Arabic:
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RFK Human Rights Aug 21
We joined , , and more in echoing the concerns of the UN Committee against Torture. We call on the Bangladeshi government to recognize the magnitude of the problem and implement the 90 recommendations made by the .
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Carmi Lecker Aug 9
COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE CONCLUDES SIXTY-SEVENTH SESSION Adopts Concluding Observations on the Reports of Bangladesh, Greece, Poland, and Togo
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Refugee Rights Europe Jul 25
We are back at the UN today to hear the response of the Greek government to the questions raised by the Committee Against Torture
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UN Geneva Jul 30
No one should be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. The 67th session of the Committee against Torture continues in this week: Watch live 📺:
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OMCT Aug 21
: our new E-Bulletin is out! See detailed overview of concerns & progress on the fight against in and ➡️
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UN Geneva Jul 23
Continues in now: 67th session of the Committee against Torture. will discuss the report of today. Watch live 📺:
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Refugee Rights Europe Jul 24
Committee raises the violent repression of protests by police in Lesvos in May 2018. Asks Greece to respond as to why, 15 months after attacks, no testimonies have been taken and to comment on the fact that two accused of violence have been elected to municipal positions
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UN Geneva Jul 22
UN Committee against opens its 67th session in Geneva. During the session, will review reports presented by Greece, Poland, Togo and Bangladesh. More:
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Phoebe Ramsay Aug 22
Proud of our latest report, on the ongoing human rights violations occurring in Greece. Accounts from mostly grassroots organizations, originally compiled as our joint submission to , the UN Committe Against Torture review this summer.
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Refugee Rights Europe Jul 24
Replying to @Refugee_RE
Committee also raising the issue of the criminalisation of solidarity occurring in Greece including recent case of Sarah Mardini and Sean Binder. This not a good response, they say.
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AG Aug 13
: and six other human rights groups urge government to implement recommendations on torture and other abuses after damning UN review
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Vassilis Tsarnas Jul 24
Serious concern from on definition of in the new Penal Code. Despite related convictions by , our call & previous governments' promises, didn't comply to the international definition, saving torturers from just punishment.
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OMCT Aug 9
As wraps up reviews of Poland, Greece, Togo and Bangladesh, is relieved as confirms to go ahead 11 Nov-6 Dec to review: ➡️ Burkina Faso ➡️ Cyprus ➡️ Latvia ➡️ Niger ➡️ Portugal ➡️ Uzbekistan See concluding observations here:
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NLambBangladesh Harry Verweij Jul 31
At 🇺🇳 the first Bangladesh report has been presented. Q’s regarding were responded to by 🇧🇩today. We welcome the pledge to provide further data and to commit to a 0 tolerance policy.Full implementation of is key .
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Carmi Lecker Jul 22
Replying to @omctorg @Modvig
COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE OPENS ITS SIXTY-SEVENTH SESSION (Press release) Webcast: Session webpage: UN Committee Against Torture to review , , , and
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Vassilis Tsarnas Jul 25
"Special Rapporteur Hani asks" : "Have you carried out an assessment on the implementation of the () in light of your obligations under the Convention" for the Prevention of ?
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Carmi Lecker Aug 6
: discussed follow-up to concluding observations, individual communications, and reprisals under the Convention against Torture;Continued follow-up procedure with Saudi Arabia concerning torture and extrajudicial execution of Jamal
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AG Aug 10
: UN Committee Against Torture urges government to continue to respect the principle of non-refoulement with regard to all refugees from on its territory
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AG Aug 10
: UN Committee Against Torture “gravely concerned” over numerous credible reports of torture, arbitrary arrests, unacknowledged detention, disappearances, and extrajudicial killings committed by the Rapid Action Battallion
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