News on prevention

Brazil: Invisible behind bars - protecting LGBTI detainees
November 14, 2017
Civil society meets in Banjul to discuss best ways to tackle torture in Africa and Europe
November 6, 2017
APT's website now easy to access from mobile and tablets
November 1, 2017
Brazil: APT calls on President to veto bill of law that dangerously broadens competence of military courts
October 16, 2017
Implementing effective safeguards in the first hours of police custody
October 10, 2017
First regional exchange between the Tunisian and Mauritanian NPMs and the Moroccan CNDH
October 2, 2017
Further synergies within Ombuds institutions designated as NPMs essential to bring about long-lasting change
September 27, 2017
Indonesia: National institutions find new strategies for torture prevention during Geneva study trip
September 26, 2017
Kyrgyzstan: monitoring places of detention to prevent torture
September 25, 2017
Brazil's commitments to the UN should be followed by concrete measures
September 21, 2017
EU, Argentina and Mongolia launch global Alliance for Torture-Free Trade
September 20, 2017
Tunisian NPM: Strategic thinking on the mandate’s basic aspects
September 6, 2017
Panama under international scrutiny
September 6, 2017
Indonesia: Paving the way for OPCAT ratification among MPs
September 1, 2017
Summer School on Nelson Mandela Rules brings 17 NPMs to Bristol
August 31, 2017
UN Global Compact on Migration: Preventing torture of migrants should be at the core of the Compact
July 18, 2017
Thai civil society calls government to prohibit torture
June 27, 2017
UN Experts call for investment in safeguards to prevent torture
June 26, 2017
Argentina urged to select independent and qualified NPM members
June 12, 2017
Global Compact on Migration must uphold human rights
June 12, 2017
Chile takes historic step on National Preventive Mechanism
June 12, 2017
Rwanda: Training of Civil Society Organisations on OPCAT and its implementation
June 12, 2017
Brazil exhorted to extend torture prevention measures to local level
June 9, 2017
Romania: Strengthening NPM detention monitoring capacities
June 9, 2017
European Court fails to protect fundamental safeguard against torture
June 6, 2017
South-Eastern European NPMs share concerns over treatment of persons with mental disabilities in detention
June 1, 2017
Momentum for torture prevention in ASEAN region
May 29, 2017
APT works to promote the exchange of good practices among Ibero-American NPMs
May 18, 2017
Strengthening safeguards essential to reduce torture in the first hours of police detention
May 17, 2017
European Court rules denial of access to a lawyer does not breach minimum guarantees, in Simeonovi v. Bulgaria
May 17, 2017
Panama takes a decisive step towards NPM implementation
May 15, 2017
APT trains NHRIs from 15 countries on torture prevention
May 8, 2017
Roundtable honours 40 years of torture prevention
May 4, 2017
Panama's National Preventive Mechanism moves towards implementation
May 4, 2017
APT welcomes new board members, Juan Méndez and Cecilia Jimenez
May 1, 2017
Mexico: Congress adopts General Law on Torture
April 27, 2017
Kenya adopts torture prevention law
April 26, 2017
One year since the designation of the Mauritanian NMP: major advances but still a long way to go
April 26, 2017
Senegalese NPM in Switzerland and France to exchange good practice
April 25, 2017
APT recommends specific protections for people being returned
April 19, 2017
Fruitful exchange with the Protector of Human Rights and Freedoms of Montenegro
April 13, 2017
Caribbean and Latin American States meet on torture prohibition
April 7, 2017
United against all forms of torture: Applying a cross-cutting perspective to prevent, prohibit and redress torture globally
April 4, 2017
Summer School for NPMs on the Nelson Mandela Rules
March 28, 2017
Working towards change in Paraguay
March 14, 2017
Panama becomes the 10th Latin American State to adopt NPM law
March 14, 2017
International NGOs call on Mexican parliamentarians to adopt anti-torture legislation
March 10, 2017
Welcome decision to drop charges against human rights defenders in Thailand
March 9, 2017
Fruitful exchanges when the Tunisian NPM visited Switzerland
March 6, 2017
Regional workshop on the OPCAT gathered African ombuds institutions
February 28, 2017
Thai army must drop charges against human rights defenders
February 21, 2017
Australia announces intention to ratify OPCAT
February 9, 2017
Torture is never the solution – a protocol for humane interrogations
January 27, 2017
Sir Nigel Rodley passes away: the loss of a leading human rights advocate
January 25, 2017
Prison riot in Brazil: NPM recommendations must be taken seriously
January 5, 2017