Accueil Ressources Blog 2015

Ill-treatment within the Korean army: Addressing distorted military culture
15 décembre 2015

Incidents of bullying or assault among soldiers in the military do not generally qualify as torture. However, when conscripted soldiers are bullied or assaulted under the pretext of ensuring discipline (while they are isolated from civilian society), such actions can be considered as ‘inhuman or degrading treatment’ under the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.

The paradox of temporary lock-up cells in the Philippines
2 décembre 2015
Good internal data systems - important tools for prevention of torture
3 novembre 2015
Shaker Aamer is almost home but the key issues remain unresolved
30 octobre 2015
Yes, a slap in the face is ill-treatment
26 octobre 2015
More than a symbolic gesture: a museum for torture victims in the Philippines
15 octobre 2015
Independent experts wanted! Election to the UN Committee against Torture
21 septembre 2015
Independence and NHRIs: What do we mean?
19 août 2015
Des cas de torture ? En Europe ? Retour sur 25 ans de prévention de la torture en Europe
20 mai 2015
Understanding the roots of discrimination against LGBTI people
17 mai 2015
French court taking the road to justice after Guantanamo
21 avril 2015
L’arrière-goût de la prison
2 avril 2015
Does torture prevention actually work?
3 février 2015
Why we should celebrate the Magna Carta anniversary in 2015
29 janvier 2015

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