Responses to Human Rights Violations: The Implementation of the Right to Reparation for Torture in India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka
Report from the seminar “Responses to Human Rights Violations: The Domestic Implementation of the International Right to Reparation for Torture Victims in India, Sri Lanka and Nepal” – held on 14 September 2002 at the India International Centre, New Delhi.
The Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT) and the African Commission on Human and People`s Rights (ACHPR), 2002
Proceedings of a joint APT – ACHPR Workshop, Robben Island, South Africa, 12-14 February 2002
The last three years of elected civilian government in Nigeria have witnessed an alarming spate of violence and egregious human rights violations. In over fifty separate and documented incidents, over ten thousand Nigerians have reportedly been victims of extrajudicial executions at an average of over 200 executions perincident.
Visits to Greece carried out by the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT)
A report prepared by European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. (2016) The primary purpose of the CPT’s April and July 2016 visits to Greece was to examine the situation of refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants who were held in Reception and Identification Centres (RICs) on the Aegean islands following the entry into force of the European Union-Turkey Statement on 20 March 2016. The visits also examined the particular situation of foreign national children deprived of their liberty in Greece
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa: relation to psychiatric status and forgiveness among survivors of human rights abuses
It has recently been the task of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) to expose and document human rights abuses perpetrated under the system of apartheid. As part of the TRC process, many survivors provided testimony in either a private statement or at a public hearing (for historical reference).
ACAT-Togo is the Togo branch of the French-based Fédération internationale de l`action des chrétiens pour l`abolition de la torture (FIACAT). It was formed after the government brutally suppressed the student demonstrations of September 1990. Four years later, it still had not received permission to function officially.
OMEGA intend to provide support, care and treatment for persons who have been victims of organised violence and systematic health and human rights violations, as well as for their relatives and children, in the social, legal, cultural, spiritual, medical, psychological and psychotherapeutic spheres.