Rights of the child

OMCT’s Child Rights activities aim to protect children from torture and other forms of violence and to promote and defend their rights through prevention, denunciation, reparation and advocacy. By taking into account the specific nature of the violence committed against children and its particular consequences for them, OMCT seeks to protect children who are victims of or threatened with torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. [Read more…]

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Nepal:  Nepal: Serious challenge to the justice system

June 26, 2010  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Nepal

Uruguay:  OMCT mission in Uruguay: Monitoring conditions of detention of juveniles

June 16, 2010  |  Events  |  Uruguay

Uruguay:  REVISTA DE PRENSA - Misión Uruguay OMCT - IELSUR - 18-27 Mayo 2010

June 16, 2010  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Uruguay

Uruguay:  CONFERENCIA DE PRENSA: “PREOCUPACIONES Y RECOMENDACIONES DE LOS MECANISMOS DE DERECHOS HUMANOS INTERNACIONALES Y REGIONALES”

June 16, 2010  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Uruguay

Human Rights Council: 14th Session (June 2010): Compilation of Interventions

June 14, 2010  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns, Violence against women  |  Events

Administrative detention of 16-year-old Moatasem Raed Younis Nazzal

April 27, 2010  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Israel, Occupied Palestinian Territory

Nepal:  Fear for the safety of Mr. Dawa Chhiring Tamang and the minor, R. R.

April 23, 2010  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Nepal

China:  Fear for the safey of five individuals, including two minors, who were arrested after staging peaceful protests in Kham region

April 9, 2010  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  China

UN Human Rights Council: Compilation of OMCT interventions

March 26, 2010  |   Human Rights Defenders, Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions

At least seven Palestinian children transferred to Rimonim Prison in Israel / One child released and other seven still detained in Ofer Prison

March 16, 2010  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Israel, Occupied Palestinian Territory

Nepal:   Death and allegations of torture and other ill-treatment in police custody, including of two minors_Fear of impunity

March 12, 2010  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Nepal

Coercion against children arrested in Jalazun refugee camp during their interrogation / Release of two children while most remain detained

February 25, 2010  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Israel, Occupied Palestinian Territory

Violent night raid in Al-Jalazon refugee camp by Israeli army resulting in arrest of children

February 12, 2010  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Israel, Occupied Palestinian Territory

India:   Allegations of ill-treatment, including degrading treatment, of three individuals, including a minor.

January 18, 2010  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  India

Philippines:  Alleged torture and ill-treatment of four members, inlcuding a minor, of an indigenous tribe, as well as of a local trader by members of the Philippines Army

January 6, 2010  |   Rights of the Child, Urgent campaigns  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Philippines