Monitoring protection mechanisms

International and regional conventional and non-conventional human rights mechanisms monitor States’ international commitments. OMCT activity to that respect aims at facilitating access of victims and local NGOs to the mechanisms and provides them with legal and practical support. OMCT submits alternative information (statements, reports, follow-up notes and oral briefings) and individual complaints to United Nations protection mechanisms and to the American, African and European ones. In the framework of the follow-up process, OMCT pays a particular attention to the effective implementation by the States of the recommendations adopted by the United Nations Treaty Bodies (UNTB). On those activities, OMCT works in close partnership with members of its SOS Torture Network and other reliable field partners. [Read more …]

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European Union (EU):  Joint Open Letter to EU Authorities RE: Multiannual Financial Framework 2021

February 20, 2018  |  Statements  |  European Union (EU)

Joint Public Statement: No more “business as usual”: Scale of ongoing Myanmar human rights crisis demands an urgent, strong and unified EU response

February 19, 2018  |  Urgent Interventions  |  European Union (EU), Myanmar (ex-Burma)

Honduras:  Open letter to the European Union and its Member States on the worrying human rights situation in Honduras during the post-electoral period.

February 7, 2018  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Honduras

Anti-torture coalition fights threats to human rights with new global initiative

February 6, 2018  |  Statements

Honduras:  Estado hondureño continúa la violación de derechos humanos, denuncian organizaciones internacionales

January 25, 2018  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Honduras

Mexico:  In response to Internal Security Law, international organizations form new coalition to draw global attention to rampant impunity in Mexico

December 19, 2017  |  Statements  |  Mexico

Joint statement by European NGOs: No EU trade agreement with Mexico without ex-ante sustainability impact assessment!

December 18, 2017  |  Urgent Interventions  |  European Union (EU), Mexico

Honduras:  La OMCT y la PI condenan el empleo de fuerza y armas de fuego contra la población civil, las detenciones arbitrarias y la privación de libertad en instalaciones militares

December 5, 2017  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms, Urgent campaigns  |  Statements  |  Honduras

Mexico:  Mexican Congress Should Reject Law that Would Normalize Role of Armed Forces in Public Security Tasks

November 30, 2017  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms, Urgent campaigns  |  Statements  |  Mexico

Italy:  Submission to the UN Committee Against Torture (CAT) concerning Italy

November 8, 2017  |  Reports and Publications  |  Italy

Burundi:  World should unite in demanding justice as Burundi pulls out of ICC without effect on jurisdiction

October 27, 2017  |  Statements  |  Burundi

Recommendations of the 5th Seminar of Civil Society in the frame of the 7th High Level Human Rights Dialogue between Mexico and the EU

October 18, 2017  |  Statements  |  European Union (EU), Mexico

Comunicado conjunto: Organizaciones recomiendan al gobierno mexicano establecer un mecanismo de cooperación internacional contra la impunidad en México con apoyo de la Unión Europea

October 18, 2017  |  Statements  |  European Union (EU), Mexico

Spain:  OMCT condemns indiscriminate and excessive use of force in Catalonia

October 4, 2017  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms, Urgent campaigns  |  Statements  |  Spain

Uruguay:  Informe de visitas de monitoreo en centros de detención adolescente en Uruguay

October 3, 2017  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms, Rights of the Child  |  Reports and Publications  |  Uruguay