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World Organisation Against Torture () - Global network of over 200 fighting against and other violations. RT ≠ endorsement
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OMCT Aug 15
: fumigaciones masivas à urge al Estado a sancionar y reparar a las víctimas afectadas por contaminación, intoxicación de agua, tierra y cultivos
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OMCT Aug 15
: massive agrochemical fumigations --> urges State to prosecute those responsible, to make full reparation to the victims affected by poisoning, contamination of water, soil and food
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OMCT Aug 15
“The US State Department said it had credible evidence that Mr Gosh was involved in torture when he was in charge of Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS)”
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OMCT Aug 14
: human rights groups urge government to implement recommendations on and other abuses after damning UN review
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OMCT Aug 13
offered prominent feminist Loujain Alhathloul to free her from prison if she stated on video that she had not been tortured, says her family. She refused. Loujain turned 30 last month.
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OMCT Aug 13
: one of 69 NGOs, activists calling on PM Modi to implement in full recommendations made in 2018 & 2019 by High Commissioner-->
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OMCT Aug 12
in : “The government has repeatedly failed to acknowledge the problem” says ’s Stella Anastasia on
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OMCT Aug 12
: while the CAT has just announced that it will review the country for the first time in spring 2020, another alleged case of a migrant worker transpires -->
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OMCT Aug 9
On we're expressing our appreciation for a very special CAT (the Committee Against Torture) 🐱
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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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OMCT Aug 8
: we are concerned about reports of recent arbitrary detention of human rights defenders and political leaders, communication blackouts and restriction of people's movements in connection with the recent decision by to end the autonomy of
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OMCT Aug 7
: the situation of human rights defenders has been critical for years. We denounce the harassment of Mr. Panayote Dimitras, a member of OMCT's General Assembly -->
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OMCT Aug 5
: as the country hopes for democratic reform, member of our Asia litigators group discusses the dangers and opportunities ahead for the new government -->
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OMCT Aug 5
: "humiliated, beaten, stripped naked and pushed back to Turkey"
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AFRICA Rendez-vous Aug 2
Gerald Staberock: "ce que j'ai vu dans les prisons du Togo est inacceptable" - Gerald Staberock, Gerald Staberock OMCT, Gerald Staberock prisons Togo, Gerald Staberock Torture Togo
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The Observatory Aug 2
: Pronunciamiento con : 327 agresiones a personas defensoras en lo que va de 2019, incluyendo 12 asesinatos - dramático aumento respecto a las 392 en todo 2018. Las autoridades ni protegen ni investigan.
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OMCT Jul 31
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OMCT Jul 31
Replying to @omctorg
Despite many reports about horrific abuse by RAB (Rapid Action Battalion), government praises RAB for its outstanding supremacy, efficiency, leadership,reliability and confidence!
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OMCT Jul 31
Replying to @omctorg
Committee unsatisfied with State's answers citing laws and would like actual numbers and measures on cases adjudicated, actual visits by Human Rights Commission, existence of prison registry, and many many more...
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OMCT Jul 31
: State mentions "zero tolerance" policy 4 times in reference to , violence against religious minorities, sexual violence, and extrajudicial killings, despite several credible reports of these violations cited by yesterday -->
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