News on prevention

Good progress towards “Universal Protocol on Investigative Interviewing and Associated Safeguards”
December 11, 2018
“No one shall be subjected to torture or other forms of cruel inhuman or degrading treatment” – Time to honour the promise of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights
December 10, 2018
New practical guide on the protection of LGBTI persons deprived of liberty
December 4, 2018
Candidates to UN torture prevention body elected for 2019-2022 period
October 26, 2018
Madagascar: Strengthening the rights of persons in police custody
October 26, 2018
Yes, torture prevention works: refining strategies to bring about positive change in police custody in Georgia
October 16, 2018
Mauritania: Supporting the NPM’s strategic thinking
October 16, 2018
Universal Protocol for Investigative Interviewing and Associated Safeguards: Drafting Process Goes Ahead
October 8, 2018
Brazil: New state establishes torture prevention mechanism and gets support from the APT
October 5, 2018
Panama’s national mechanism to prevent torture now operational
October 1, 2018
Mexico: Monitoring safeguards to prevent torture in the first hours of detention
September 28, 2018
Rwanda: National Commission for Human Rights officially designated as national mechanism to prevent torture
September 20, 2018
Strengthening standards for prisoners in the Council of Europe region
September 13, 2018
Palestine: Discussing the establishment of a national mechanism to prevent torture
September 5, 2018
Mauritania: National Mechanism for the Prevention of Torture strengthens international commitment in Geneva
September 4, 2018
Rwanda: National Commission for Human Rights designated as future mechanism to prevent torture
August 24, 2018
APT welcomes appointment of Michelle Bachelet as next UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
August 14, 2018
Thailand: Reducing risks of torture through effective procedural safeguards
July 19, 2018
Brazil: Launching a three-year project to maximise the preventive impact of custody hearings
July 18, 2018
New paper series on safeguards to prevent torture in Latin America
July 12, 2018
Panama: taking stock of progress in torture prevention measures
July 2, 2018
Call to support guidelines improving law enforcement practices
June 26, 2018
Madagascar: launching a three-year pilot project to implement key safeguards against torture in police custody
June 21, 2018
Chile: only one step away from having a National Preventive Mechanism
June 19, 2018
Accompanying the first steps of Argentina's NPM
June 12, 2018
Time for States to present candidates to the Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture
June 11, 2018
Next steps in APT’s Strategic Plan
June 7, 2018
Moving forward on the designation of an NPM in the Philippines
June 5, 2018
Indonesia: Promoting joint advocacy efforts towards OPCAT ratification
June 4, 2018
Brazil: Public defenders are key for torture prevention
June 1, 2018
Detention monitoring workshop for the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
May 31, 2018
Joining efforts to prevent torture in Mexico
May 29, 2018
Workshop for sentencing judges in Panama
May 28, 2018
Moving Away from Confession-Based Criminal Justice Systems
May 22, 2018
APT appoints new Secretary General
April 27, 2018
Key elements of detention monitoring for Mexico’s renewed NPM
April 20, 2018
First Global Meeting of NHRIs with an NPM Mandate
April 19, 2018
Rwanda: APT Trains Civil Society on Using Evidence-Based Advocacy to Prevent Torture and Other Ill-Treatment
April 10, 2018
Panama: Civil Society Meets to Discuss Best Ways to Support NPM Establishment
April 5, 2018
Deep concern following killing of human rights defender in Brazil
March 16, 2018
Effective communication strategy to support changes in Paraguay
March 8, 2018
Morocco: National Human Rights Council designated as National Mechanism for the Prevention of torture
March 6, 2018