The report examines torture and extrajudicial executions with impunity in Gujarat, torture in India during April 2019 and international action against torture during April 2019.
The National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) of India i.e. National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and the State Human Rights Commissions (SHRCs) are mandated to address human rights violations and continue to intervene in cases of torture. As per latest data available, the National Human Rights Commission registered a total of 5,722 fresh cases, including 12 […]
UN Committee against Torture The 64th session of the UN Committee against Torture (CAT) was held in Geneva from 23 July to 10 August 2018. The Committee adopted concluding observations and recommendations on the reports of Mauritania, Russian Federation, Seychelles, and Chile on the implementation of the provisions of the Convention against Torture and Other […]
In his report to the 40th Session of the Human Rights Council (25 February–22 March 2019), the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment examined the relationship between corruption and torture or ill-treatment, outlined the predominant patterns of interaction between the two phenomena as well as their systemic root causes, […]