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Exchange between torture prevention bodies of France and Honduras


Tuesday, May 19, 2015

In April, the APT participated in the second part of an exchange between the National Preventive Mechanisms of France and of Honduras.

The first part of the exchange took place in November 2014, when the Honduran NPM (CONAPREV) visited France. This is the first such exchange of experiences and best practices between a Latin American and a European torture prevention body.

From 6 to 10 April, a team from the French Contrôleur général des lieux de privation de liberté visited Honduras. They accompanied the Honduran National Prevention Mechanism during several monitoring visits, including to prisons, a police station and a military detention facility.

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