APT - OPCAT: The Torture Prevention Treaty

OPCAT: The Torture Prevention Treaty

The Optional Protocol to the UN Convention against Torture (OPCAT) sends a clear message: the risk of torture and other ill-treatment exists in all situations where persons are deprived of their liberty. Therefore, prevention is needed everywhere and at all times.

Consult opcat10.apt.ch to read stories of change about how NPMs in 20 countries made a difference in preventing torture.