Reiter highlighted the level of relations and fruitful cooperation between OMCT
, the Ministry of Justice and prison institutions in Tunisia.
"We challenge the FIDH and the OMCT
to formally bring all their documented cases before the Philippine government to settle this matter once and for all.
The conference tone was set by Mokhtar Trifi, OMCT
vice president from Tunisia, when he said that anti-torture activists saw almost daily how the legitimate fight against violent extremism was subverted to justify torture.
SG Gerald Staberock said that "Our global experience in Asia and beyond has shown over and over that these type of provision produce a legacy of abuse.
The World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT
) and DCI, for example, submitted a report to Geneva that focused heavily on abuse of child workers in the sugar industry, child soldiers, and child workers at risk of sexual exploitation, in an effort to build international pressure.
"What is needed to overcome the present crisis is respect for human rights, not closing nongovernmental organisations down,"said Gerald Staberock, secretary general at the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT
On April 15, the Observatoire pour la Protection des Defenseurs des Droits de l'Homme, a joint program of the FIDH and the Organization Mondiale contre la Torture (OMCT
), reported on the threats made against Esperance.
In the 1999 report of the World Organization against Torture (OMCT
) domestic violence is defined as a form of women's torture (Benninger-Budel, Lacroix, 1999).
Beirut, December 2, 2013 Signatories: - Lebanese Center for Human Rights (CLDH), - Centre Nassim for the rehabilitation of victims of torture, - ALEF - Act for Human Rights - Justice and Mercy Association (AJEM) - Alkarama Foundation - Restart Center for the rehabilitation of victims of violence and torture - World Organization Against Torture (OMCT
) This press conference is part of the campaign entitled "Nothing can justify torture" conducted by the World Organization Against Torture (OMCT