TORTURE IN SYRIA: UN sounds alarm on "widespread" abuses
The UN Convention against Torture has stood as one of the international community's foremost tools in preventing cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment aroun...
The Rights of Torture Survivors
This video is about the United Nations Convention Against Torture and the rights of torture survivors. It is produced by the European Center for Constitution...
MaximsNewsNetwork: PROHIBITION AGAINST TORTURE - U.N.'s CLAUDIO GROSSMAN (UNTV)
MaximsNewsNetwork: 19 October 2010 -- UNTV: United Nations, New York - The Head of the United Nations Committee against Torture said today (19 October) that ...
U.N. Committee Questions China on Torture
ZHANG: In Geneva today, Chinese officials are facing questions from the United Nations Committee Against Torture. The Committee Against Torture is responsibl...
JRC FDA petition April 2014 by Greg Miller
In 2013, the United Nations in "Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, Juan E. Méndez," t...
Vatican presents its report before UN Commission on Torture
http://en.romereports.com A Vatican delegation spoke before a UN Committee on the Convention Against Torture at its offices in Geneva. It's a convention wher...
Cynthia Witthoft - Radical Rave [Torture In United States]
"Radical Rave" Album: The Thief Woman II (2008) http://cynthiawitthoft.blogspot.com/2008/01/cynthia-witthoft-thief-woman-part-two.html "Torture, cruel, inhum...
UN calls for an end to torture
United Nations, New York, 26 June 2009 - Noon briefing by the Office for the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon led United...
MaximsNewsNetwork: TORTURE - U.S. & OTHERS MUST INVESTIGATE THEIR OWN CRIMES - UNITED NATIONS
MaximsNewsNetwork: 26 October 2010 -- UNTV: United Nations, New York -- Outgoing United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on Torture, Manfred Nowak, said that ...
Torture stories from inside Bahrain's dungeons
The International Day in Support of Victims of Torture Torture stories from inside Bahrain's dungeons As narrated by victims, their families and lawyers Jawa...
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:38:12 -0700
Zimbabwe has refused to join the ranks of 147 nations who have signed-up to the United Nations Convention against Torture. Of these 147 nations, 47 out of 53 are from the African continent. Nearer home, 12 are from the SADC regional bloc. Only Angola ...
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:03:33 -0700
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled that Poland had violated the United Nations Convention Against Torture when it allowed the CIA to torture and abuse prisoners on its territory. It also ruled that the country had violated the Convention ...
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:56:15 -0700
The practice has been outlawed by the Geneva Convention, deemed unacceptable in the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and prohibited by the United Nations Convention Against Torture, which has been ratified by 155 countries. There is good ...
Daily News & Analysis
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 17:41:30 -0700
In spite of being a signatory to the United Nations Convention Against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, India has failed to ratify it. The Prevention of Torture bill, 2010, in tune with the UN efforts to prevent ...
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 04:20:58 -0700
Anal examinations are still being carried out on people suspected of being gay in Lebanon, despite the country's medical board banning the practice. People arrested by police in the country have been subjected to the humiliating exam – which involves ...
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 05:33:45 -0700
India has neglected to even ratify the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (Convention against Torture, or CAT). The political classes have not heeded the row over political prisoners' ...
Times of India
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 10:43:39 -0700
In 1997 India signed the United Nations Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, but failed to ratify it. A proposed law, Prevention of Torture Bill, is pending before the Parliament. The Supreme Court ...
Yahoo Philippines News (blog)
Yahoo Philippines News (blog)
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 08:46:11 -0700
A report by The Optional Protocol to the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT) documents the “brutalizing” conditions in Philippine prisons and jail. Part of the report says: ...
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