Events

20
Sep

Dialogue with the National Committee to Prevent Torture, Brasilia, Brazil

September 20, 2018

The APT will participate at the upcoming bimonthly meeting of the Brazilian National Committee to Prevent Torture (NCPT)* to discuss challenges facing the local preventive mechanisms of Rondonia and Pernambuco in upholding the required independence and autonomy to carry out their mandate.

21
Sep

Workshop “Torture, custody hearings and the role of the Public Prosecution Office,” Brasilia, Brazil

September 21, 2018

The APT was invited by the Brazilian National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) to take part to its training workshop on “Torture, custody hearings and the role of the Public Prosecution Office,” in order to address the various parameters that public prosecutors should apply during custody hearings to identify cases of torture, with a view to further investigating and prosecuting such cases.