Putting an end to torture

By | 2017-07-24T03:21:21+00:00 July 9th, 2010|2010, Human Rights Forum|

Anti-torture advocates should continue to be watchful to ensure that the law, which took 22 years to be passed, will effectively protect the citizens from torture and other cruel forms of treatment, and that perpetrators will be brought to justice.

FULL OF SOUND AND FURY: Human Rights and the 2010 Presidential Candidates

By | 2017-07-24T03:21:21+00:00 May 5th, 2010|2010, Human Rights Forum|

Elections themselves are human rights events: first, because they give voice to the political will of the people involved; and secondly, because, to be truly free and fair consistent with international standards, they must be conducted in an atmosphere which is respectful of basic human rights. - Human rights and elections: A handbook on the legal, technical and human rights aspects of elections