[Off-the-shelf] Philippines: New report reveals deliberate killings of children during “war on drugs”- by OMCT and CLRDC, Philippines

Philippines: New report reveals deliberate killings of children during “war on drugs” Geneva (OMCT) – A new report, published today, documents 122 killings of children, from 1 to 17 years old, throughout the Philippines, between July 2016 and December 2019. The report, titled “How could they do this to my child?”, jointly published by the…

[Off-the-shelf] BUILDING OUR RESPONSE ON COVID-19 AND DETENTION -OMCT Guidance brief to the SOS-Torture Network and partner organizations

BUILDING OUR RESPONSE ON COVID-19 AND DETENTION OMCT Guidance brief to the SOS-Torture Network and partner organizations This brief intends to provide evidence-based support and good practices for the protection of one of the most vulnerable groups of individuals affected by the COVID-19 outbreak: those deprived of liberty. It is addressed to members of the…

[Statement] Dignity in the time of COVID-19 -OMCT

The world appears to be no longer the way we knew it. Unprecedented emergency measures are enacted. Countrywide lockdowns are imposed to protect public health and safety. Borders are closed. The OMCT and its global SOS-Torture Network support and demand effective measures to protect public health and safety, including for those most vulnerable. Health systems…

[From the web] The war on drugs – a top priority of OMCT

Philippines: The war on drugs – a top priority of OMCT The war on drugs among OMCT’s top priorities Geneva, 15 March 2017 – On the occasion of the upcoming Philippines’ Universal Periodic Review on human rights by the UN, the World Organization Against Torture (OMCT) will this week on two occasions denounce the many…

[From the web] Observatory Annual Report 2011 – Steadfast in Protest – www.omct.org

The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders by www.omct.org  Geneva-New York-Paris, October 24, 2011. The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders (the Observatory) releases today its 14th Annual Report on the situation of human rights defenders during a press conference held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. While the revolutions…

[Isyung HR] Torture me not!

By Mokong and the gang MOKONG: What is so good about the day? Well, three months na po ang HRonlinePH at sumakto naman last June 23 ay nag-No. 2 po tayo sa TopBlogsPh sa kategorya ng Politics and Governance. Yippeee! At ‘yan po ay dahil sa mga kaibigan nating patuloy na nagpapadala ng kani-kanilang mga…

[Event] Nothing can justify torture under any circumstances! With the OMCT, sign the Manifesto!

Nothing can justify torture under any circumstances! With the OMCT, sign the Manifesto! http://www.omct.org/international-campaigns/campaign-prohibition-torture/#campaign_signing_form Dear Friends, For your information, a two-persons team has arrived at the OMCT to work on the forthcoming 26th of June “International day in supports of victims of torture”. Sarah Petitpierre and Cécile Aubert will coordinate the communication for the event.…