OMCT Activities

OMCT’s experience has enabled it to develop specific sets of activities aimed at reinforcing the SOS-Torture network and empowering and protecting its members. Likewise it engages in a range of activities aimed at eradicating torture and other human rights violations that fall within its mandate by means of prevention, denunciation, awareness raising, training, advocacy, proceedings against perpetrators, and assistance to and rehabilitation of victims.

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Saudi Arabia:  Incommunicado detention of Mr. Mohamed al-Bejadi and ongoing arbitrary detention of Ms. Eman al-Nafjan, Ms. Aziza al-Youssef, Ms. Loujain al-Hathloul, Mr. Mohammed al-Rabiah and Mr. Ibrahim al-Mudaimeegh

May 25, 2018  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Saudi Arabia
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Chile:  Machi Linconao absuelta pero sesgo contra Mapuches continúa

May 25, 2018  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Chile
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India:  Repression of a peaceful protest resulting in the death of 13 protesters in Thoothukudi District, Tamil Nadu

May 25, 2018  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  India
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Niger:  This 25 May marks two months in detention of 26 activists and civil society members

May 25, 2018  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Statements  |  Niger
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Korea, (South) Republic of:  Release of KCTU former President Mr. Han Sang-gyun and ongoing arbitrary detention of Ms. Lee Young-joo

May 25, 2018  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Korea, (South) Republic of
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Egypt:  Abduction and incommunicado detention of Mr. Wael Abbas

May 24, 2018  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Egypt
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Mexico:  Desaparición del Dr. Ernesto Sernas García, defensor de derechos humanos y representante legal de 23 activistas en Oaxaca

May 24, 2018  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Mexico
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Saudi Arabia:  Arrest and ongoing arbitrary detention of nine human rights defenders

May 24, 2018  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Saudi Arabia
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Egypt:  Ms. Amal Fathy’s preventive detention extended for 15 additional days

May 24, 2018  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Egypt
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Thailand:  Arbitrary arrest, subsequent release and judicial harassment of 15 pro-democracy activists

May 24, 2018  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Thailand
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Guatemala:  Amenazas contra la Central de Organizaciones Indígenas Campesina Ch’orti’ Nuevo Día (CCCND) y contra su Coordinador General, Omar Jerónimo

May 24, 2018  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Guatemala
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Libya:  Release of of Mr. Ramadan Althoweeb and ongoing arbitrary detention of Mr. Essam Safar

May 23, 2018  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Libya
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Venezuela:  Arbitrary detention and due process violations against human rights defenders Geraldine Chacón and Gregory Hinds

May 23, 2018  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Venezuela
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Egypt:  Arbitrary detention of Mr. Haytham Mohamadein

May 23, 2018  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Egypt
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Colombia:  Joint Statement to European authorities about the situation of MRVA and the areas around Hidroituango

May 22, 2018  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Colombia