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A ground-breaking call for humane interrogation practices
November 1, 2016

In October, the UN Special Rapporteur on torture, Mr. Juan Mendez, presented his final report to the UN General Assembly. Mr. Mendez ends his six year mandate with a call for a universal protocol to be developed, setting standards and safeguards to protect persons during questioning by investigative authorities from torture and other ill-treatment.

The power of film to influence the society - for good or bad
October 10, 2016
Meet Nils Melzer, the next UN Special Rapporteur on Torture
October 3, 2016
Now we know that torture prevention works!
August 17, 2016
Added value of NHRI investigations in the prevention of torture
July 26, 2016
Access to information by NHRIs - what does it mean?
July 1, 2016
Living with dignity in the golden years: will anyone be watching?
April 18, 2016
Human rights training for Mongolian police and lawyers
February 15, 2016
Monitoring visits revealed successive transfers of detainees in Mongolia
January 22, 2016
The Nelson Mandela Rules – a crucial revision for monitoring
January 18, 2016

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This blog provides a platform for APT staff members and guests to share their insights, views and analysis on issues related to the prevention of torture around the world. The views expressed in the blog are those of the individual contributors and do not necessarily reflect APT’s position.We welcome your suggestions and comments to Rosita Ericsson, rericsson@apt.ch