Every day I fear for my safety living in this country because of my sexual orientation. I am alive but if anyone ever find out and wanted to find out, they can kill me …I am an easy target for anything.
These cases are important. We need to know that these trials are happening because these are the crimes we are fleeing. —Hassan, Syrian refugee in Germany, February 2017
Over the last six years the Syrian crisis has claimed the lives of an…
Since 2011, violence in Syria has forcibly displaced at least 1.6 million school-age children to other countries in the region. Before the conflict, more than 90 percent of Syrian children attended primary school and 70 percent…
“No Questions Asked”
Intelligence Cooperation with Countries that Torture
International Law on Torture
The obligation to prevent and punish
Torture material as evidence…
I. Executive Summary
To use the language of sports, the law you put forward
essentially says, "Ball games are forbidden in the schoolyard." But then comes
the second sentence: "Soccer is not a ball game."
Cases Involving Diplomatic Assurances against Torture
Developments since May 2005
Certificate Cases (Update)
Zeki Mahjoub: Torture…
Diplomatic Assurances No Safeguard against Torture
TABLE OF CASES
DIPLOMATIC ASSURANCES AND THE UNITED NATIONS SYSTEM...
U.N. Special Rapporteur on Torture
U.N. Human Rights Committee
U.N. Committee against Torture
A CALL FOR ACTION ON HIV/AIDS-RELATED
HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS IN AFRICA
OF WOMEN AND GIRLS THAT FUEL HIV/AIDS..
Abuse of Girls
Women and Girls in…