[Resources] “Torture impunity, An analysis of the implementation of the Anti-Torture Law in the Philippines” -UATC

“Torture impunity, An analysis of the implementation of the Anti-Torture Law in the Philippines” The writing of this publication was in collaboration with members of the United Against Torture Coalition (UATC)- Philippines led by Amnesty International Philippines, Balay Rehabilitation Center, Medical Action Group (MAG) and Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) in cooperation with…

[Solidarity] BANGLADESH: Alarming escalation of threats to human rights defenders -The Observatory

BANGLADESH: Alarming escalation of threats to human rights defenders Publication of an international fact-finding mission report Paris-Geneva, November 9, 2013 -As two members of prominent human rights NGO Odhikar will face trial tomorrow in Dhaka in relation to their human rights activities, the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, an FIDH-OMCT joint programme,…

[Solidarity] Arrest of Odhikar Director, a new step in persecution of prominent human rights organisation -the Observatory

BANGLADESH: Arrest of Odhikar Director, a new step in persecution of prominent human rights organisation Geneva-Paris, November 6, 2013. The World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), within the framework of the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, express their deep concern as Mr. ASM Nasiruddin Elan,…

[Urgent Appeal] Arbitrary arrest of Mr. Adilur Rahman Khan, Secretary of Odhikar and a member of OMCT General Assembly

Bangladesh: Arbitrary arrest of Mr. Adilur Rahman Khan, Secretary of Odhikar and a member of OMCT General Assembly BGD 001 / 0813 / OBS 074 Arbitrary arrest Bangladesh August 10, 2013 The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and the International Federation for…

[Solidarity] Pro-democracy blogger Dieu Cay is on hunger strike -The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders

VIET NAM: Pro-democracy blogger Dieu Cay is on hunger strike Paris-Geneva, July 19, 2013. The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), together with the Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR), express deep concern for the…

[Press Release] Alarm over attacks on human rights defenders in a climate of pervasive impunity -The Observatory

PHILIPPINES: Alarm over attacks on human rights defenders in a climate of pervasive impunity Preliminary findings of a fact-finding mission on the conditions and vulnerabilities of human rights defenders Geneva-Paris, November 23, 2012. An international fact-finding mission of the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the World Organisation Against…

[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.…