Protecting rights

The APT helps protect the rights of all persons deprived of their liberty by:

1. Making visible

We make visible the protection needs of all persons detained, in particular those in a situation of vulnerability- Examples of our work:

Our Jean-Jacques Gautier NPM Symposium in 2016 focused on monitoring of psychiatric institutions.

Our position paper on why preventing torture of migrants should be at the core of the Compact.

2. Gather

We gather all stakeholders around the table to facilitate dialogue and the search for solutions. Examples of our work:


3. Improve

We improve the law and detention practices. Examples of our work: