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All texts on the issue Widespread Torture

Ukraine: SPT assesses the situation of persons deprived from liberty

News May 24, 2016 - From 19 to 26 May 2016, the UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) is visiting Ukraine to assess the situation of persons

Sri Lanka: UNSRT urges critical changes to combat torture

News May 09, 2016 - On 7 May 2016, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture (UNSRT), Juan E. Mendez, and UN Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and

Burundi: Growing use of torture, imprisonment and enforced disappearances

News Apr 28, 2016 - On 25 April 2016, Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced the start of a preliminary examination into the ongoing

Syria: UN Commission releases report on deaths and torture in detention

News Feb 11, 2016 - On 8 February 2016, the UN Independent International Commission of Inquiry (COI) on the Syrian Arab Republic released a new report on mass

Syria: HRW reports widespread torture and ill-treatment in government detention facilities

News Dec 18, 2015 - On 16 December 2015, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has published a report on mass deaths and torture in detention facilities of the Syrian

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