News on prevention

Torture prevention makes headways in Panama
December 10, 2019
Catalina Devandas: Shedding light on the detention of persons with disabilities
November 27, 2019
The APT and the Brazilian National Council of Justice unite to tackle torture during the first hours of detention
November 18, 2019
African torture prevention bodies unite in Rwanda
November 14, 2019
The CPT at 30: The APT and partners reflect on the implementation of safeguards in police custody in Europe
November 12, 2019
Re-establish Brazil’s NPM: The APT joins Latin American preventive mechanisms in call to the Brazilian Government
October 31, 2019
Brazilian high-level authorities must stand firmly against torture and ill-treatment
October 18, 2019
Torture prevention mechanisms make headway in reducing the risks of torture in the first hours of detention in Latin America
October 9, 2019
International Standards on Non-Coercive Interviewing and Associated Safeguards: One Step Closer to Completion of Guidelines
September 23, 2019
Placing LGBTI persons deprived of their liberty in focus in Brazil
September 23, 2019
APT takes part in legal claim against Presidential Decree weakening the functioning of Brazil’s NPM
September 11, 2019
Togo: Building a strong institution to prevent torture
August 29, 2019
Guidelines on Investigative Interviewing 'an important tool that will help change mindsets'
August 28, 2019
Indonesia: Making progress towards OPCAT ratification and detention monitoring
August 26, 2019
Guidelines on torture prevention in South Asia in sight
July 31, 2019
Panama: accompanying the first steps of the NPM
July 29, 2019
Renewed commitment to OPCAT implementation by African countries
July 23, 2019
The Nelson Mandela Rules: A guide on the way to torture prevention
July 18, 2019
Launch of the MENA region's first NPM annual report
July 4, 2019
Torture prevention is an essential part of the Sustainable Development Agenda
June 26, 2019
Government of South Africa ratifies the OPCAT
June 25, 2019
Custody hearings in Brazil: Strengthening a pillar of torture prevention
June 25, 2019
APT launches an "Action Toolkit" on safeguards to prevent torture in Thailand
June 25, 2019
A major setback for torture prevention in Brazil
June 12, 2019
Romania: Strengthening NPM capacity to monitor psychiatric institutions
June 6, 2019
Madagascar: Strengthening the rights of persons in police custody
May 23, 2019
The Mauritanian National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) publishes its first annual report
May 13, 2019
Armenia: Strengthening the NPM’s capacity to follow-up on its recommendations
May 13, 2019
Cross-regional exchange on the relevance of the “Guidelines on investigative interviewing and associated safeguards” to the Arab and African countries
May 8, 2019
South Africa makes headway towards OPCAT ratification
May 7, 2019
Rwanda: NCHR launches new mandate as NPM
May 6, 2019
Guidelines on investigative interviewing & associated safeguards – drafting group meets in Norway
April 10, 2019
Analysis on access to a lawyer during the first hours of custody in Mexico
April 1, 2019
Paraguay: Strengthening the NPM’s strategies for effective reporting and follow-up to recommendations
March 27, 2019
Torture and corruption in focus at the UN Human Rights Council
March 5, 2019
2019 elections to the UN Committee against Torture: time to nominate candidates
January 28, 2019
Launch of a Survey on Prison Oversight Bodies in Europe
January 23, 2019
Rwanda: National Commission for Human Rights prepares ground to launch preventive mandate
January 11, 2019