News on prevention

Civil society meets in Banjul to discuss best ways to tackle torture in Africa and Europe
November 6, 2017
Rwanda: Training of Civil Society Organisations on OPCAT and its implementation
June 12, 2017
Regional workshop on the OPCAT gathered African ombuds institutions
February 28, 2017
Rwanda: a roadmap for OPCAT implementation
September 16, 2016
Summer University focused on monitoring of police detention
August 4, 2016
APT submission on preventive aspects of the right to redress
July 25, 2016
Rwandan delegation visited Mauritius to learn from NPM experience
May 27, 2016
African anti-torture committee CPTA reaffirms the right to redress
February 9, 2016
Rwanda discusses its future National Preventive Mechanism
December 22, 2015
African Human Rights Institutions make torture prevention a priority
October 23, 2015
Gabon: Committee to prepare the ground for new NPM
August 11, 2015
African NHRIs discuss overuse of pre-trial detention
May 26, 2015
Training on police monitoring with Senegal’s NPM
March 13, 2015
African NHRIs discuss training of public officials
November 25, 2014
Mauritania makes progress in torture prevention
August 21, 2014
Africa: taking a step forward in the prevention of torture
June 26, 2014
Evaluation of APT’s torture prevention work 2011-2012
June 2, 2014
African anti-torture committee defines its priorities
March 17, 2014
New torture prevention ambitions for African NHRIs
December 13, 2013
Swiss-Senegalese exchange on torture prevention
November 7, 2013
70 States have now joined the OPCAT
October 22, 2013
Important efforts by Guinea-Bissau at the UN Treaty Event
October 7, 2013
President Zuma signs anti-torture legislation
July 30, 2013
Focus on torture prevention for African human rights institutions
April 22, 2013
Time for Ghana to ratify torture prevention treaty
March 18, 2013
South Africa must do everything to prevent torture by the police
March 4, 2013
Uganda roadmap for torture prevention
February 28, 2013
Identifying priorities for the Senegalese NPM
December 21, 2012
Senegalese torture prevention body seeks national dialogue
December 4, 2012
Johannesburg Declaration: A platform for torture prevention action
October 4, 2012
APT’s statements on country reports at the Human Rights Council
September 19, 2012
Robben Island Guidelines - 10 years later
August 3, 2012
Important developments in Uganda & South Africa
May 11, 2012
La Mauritanie fait progresser la prévention de la torture
March 22, 2012
Senegal NPM ready to start work
January 23, 2012
2012 will mark a greater engagement at the domestic level for the UN preventive body
January 17, 2012
One voice, multiples actions to prevent torture
January 5, 2012
Time to ratify OPCAT in South Africa
January 5, 2012
Sustainable ways to make the prevention of torture a reality in Madagascar
December 8, 2011
Strategic meeting on the OPCAT in Africa
October 18, 2011
Committee for the Prevention of Torture in Africa - Introduction
September 26, 2011
African NHRIs United Against Torture
September 21, 2011
The APT Facilitated CPTA Strategic Planning Workshop
August 5, 2011
Human rights in the administration of justice
May 23, 2011
Madagascar: Training of law practitioners on torture prevention
February 28, 2011
Two New OPCAT Ratifications
July 21, 2010
Promoting the Effective Prevention of Torture in Benin
December 11, 2009
OPCAT Promotion in Ghana
September 9, 2009
Madagascar: Effective implementation of the Convention against Torture
May 16, 2008
The Optional Protocol in the African Region: the challenges of implementation
March 31, 2008
Madagascar: Drafting a national anti-torture law
November 16, 2007
Seminar on the domestication of the UNCAT in Madagascar
February 5, 2007
Training Workshop in Uganda
January 26, 2007