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Partners Archives: Amnesty International

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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Nepal: next Parliament should prioritize justice for conflict victims; carry out Supreme Court’s law reform orders

(New York) – Nepal’s next government should prioritize amending and passing a transitional justice law that addresses the needs of victims who have waited over 16 years for truth and accountability, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) said today. The law should meet all domestic and international legal obligations. […]

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Thailand: Adoption of law to address torture and enforced disappearance is a step forward, but significant shortcomings remain

On the occasion of International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and Amnesty International consider the adoption of the long-delayed legislation on torture, ill-treatment and enforced disappearance bill to constitute an important step toward the prevention and redress of these crimes. The organizations regret, however, that deficiencies in […]

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UN side event: “The 10th anniversary of the Istanbul Convention”

On 22 June, the ICJ, Human Rights Watch, the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, the Center for Reproductive Rights and the International Planned Parenthood Federation, with the co-sponsorship of the Kingdom of Spain, organize an online event on the 10th anniversary of the Council of Europe’s Convention on preventing and combating violence against women […]

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