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US Government must provide necessary medical treatment for Guantánamo detainee Ammar al-Baluchi, a victim of its torture programme

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), Amnesty International, the Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT) and the World Organisation against Torture (OMCT) today called on the United States authorities to provide for Guantánamo detainee Ammar al-Baluchi to be medically assessed by an independent medical panel and be provided with the medical treatment and rehabilitative […]

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Turkey: Council of Europe triggers infringement process against Turkey for failure to free Osman Kavala

The Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers decision notifying Turkey it will start infringement proceedings over its failure to comply with the European Court of Human Rights’ (ECtHR) order to free the jailed human rights defender Osman Kavala is a welcome step, Human Rights Watch, the International Commission of Jurists, and the Turkey Litigation Support […]

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