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Special Rapporteur on Torture, Juan E. Mendez, participated in the 31st Session of the UN Human Rights Council last week

March 12, 2016 – During the week of March 7 – 11, 2016, Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan E. Méndez participated in the 31st Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva. During the Session, the Special Rapporteur presented his latest thematic report on gender perspectives on torture and engaged in an interactive dialogue on his recent activities and other topics related to his mandate, including recent country visits to Brazil, Georgia, Ghana, and Mauritania. The Special Rapporteur held a press conference and participated in thematic side-events alongside UN colleagues, State delegates, and civil society partners in Geneva. The side-events explored the topics of children deprived of liberty, gender perspectives and torture, and Guantanamo Bay, among other topics.

Para ver la presentación del Relator Especial de la ONU sobre la Tortura, haga un clic aquí.

To view the Special Rapporteur on Torture’s presentation with English interpretation, click here.

To watch the Interactive Dialogue with responses and statements by Member States and NGOs with English interpretation Part I, click here and Part II, click here.

Para ver el diálogo interactivo con declaraciones del Relator Especial de la ONU sobre la Tortura y otros, haga un clic aquí.

Abusive Practices in Healthcare Settings – Thematic Report (Mendez 2013)

Solitary Confinement – Thematic Report (Mendez 2011)

Guarantees for Individuals Deprived of Liberty, HIV/AIDS and Torture, and Equipment Designed to Inflict Torture – Thematic Report (Van Boven 2003)

Issues of Special Concern: Intimidation, Forced Disappearance, Sexual Minorities, Impunity, and Prevention – Thematic Report (Rodley 2001)

Mandate, Methods of Work, and Activities – Thematic Report (Rodley 2001)