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World Organisation Against Torture

Alternate Title OMCT; Organisation mondiale contre la torture; OrganizacioĢn Mundial contra la Tortura
Creator World Organisation Against Torture
Organization Type Non-governmental organizations
Organization Based In Switzerland
Geographic Focus Global focus
Subjects Human rights; Torture; Civil rights; Torture (International law)
Summary This web site, published from the headquarters of the OMCT in Geneva, Switzerland, features current news, urgent appeals, press releases, and an extensive library of documents in PDF format: newsletters, reports from OMCT, United Nations organizations, and international and country-based human rights NGOs, and links to selected web sites of other human rights organizations. "Created in 1986, the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) is today the main coalition of international non-governmental organisations (NGO) fighting against torture, summary executions, enforced disappearances and all other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment"--Presentation: About OMCT.
Languages English; French; Spanish