SubmissionsUnited Nations

ASSEDEL responses to the Accountability for Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Thematic Report of the Special Rapporteur on Torture to 76th General Assembly of the United Nations

ASSEDEL emphasizes that one of the most crucial obstacles that contribute to the current global accountability gap for torture and ill-treatment is that in some extent human rights violations do not become priority topics in the agendas of some democratic countries. ASSEDEL proposes an extension of the definition of torture so that psychological dimensions for the loved ones, relatives, and acquaintances of the maltreated person and the public conscience should be included in official definitions and in relevant articles of criminal law.

To read the full report, please click here.

Related posts
European ParliementSubmissions

Amendment proposals on combating violence against women submitted to the European Parliament

ASSEDEL is welcoming the first European Union legal instrument addressing violence against women and domestic violence and honored to share its amendment…
European ParliementSubmissions

ASSEDEL submits its report on plastic pollution disaster to the European Commission (visually supported)

ASSEDEL is proud to announce its first submission to the European Commission. The report sheds light on the plastic pollution disaster in…
European ParliementSubmissions

ASSEDEL submits its report on unequal treatment and violation of international law in the context of “Rwanda asylum plan” of UK

ASSEDEL has submitted a report on the ongoing discussion about the UK Home Office’s plan to sendasylum seekers to Rwanda. In this…
Subscribe to our newsletter!

Subscribe to get the latest information about our struggle to promote human rights.