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Torture Prevention Torture Prevention

The IBAHRI focuses on torture prevention training and technical assistance, as part of its ongoing work regarding human rights and the administration of justice.

Wednesday, 5 September 2018 Friday, 14 September 2018
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Interview with Juan Mendez, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture; IBAHRI Co-Chair - film Interview with Juan Mendez, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture; IBAHRI Co-Chair - film

Interview with Juan Mendez, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture; IBAHRI Co-Chair. Following the publication of the IBAHRI manual on combatting torture, October 2011.

Tuesday, 15 November 2011 Tuesday, 29 November 2011
Torture never again - Ali Rocha (Brazil) Torture never again - Ali Rocha (Brazil)

Three decades after ending its 21–year military dictatorship, Brazil is far from eradicating torture. IBA Global Insight finds out why.

Friday, 1 February 2013 Thursday, 1 March 2018
IBAHRI to launch new torture prevention toolkit in Rio IBAHRI to launch new torture prevention toolkit in Rio

In partnership with the Rio de Janeiro State Government Human Rights Secretariat, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) will launch a torture prevention toolkit for Brazilian prison monitors. The launch of the toolkit, at the Rio de Janeiro State Court, marks the start of a new IBAHRI partnership.

Thursday, 26 November 2015 Monday, 30 November 2015
International legal bodies supporting fight against torture in Tunisia International legal bodies supporting fight against torture in Tunisia

News Release: Tuesday 12 April 2016. The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) is training Tunisian judges and prosecutors on torture-prevention, in Tunis. In collaboration with Tunisia’s Ministry of Justice and the Danish Institute Against Torture (DIGNITY), the IBAHRI is equipping 65 magistrates with the skills to become effective peer-to-peer trainers on the law and practice pertaining to the prohibition of torture.

Tuesday, 12 April 2016 Tuesday, 12 April 2016
Time to tackle torture Time to tackle torture

IBA Global Insight, Aug/Sept 2016 - Recent polling in America and references by presidential candidates have put the murky issue of torture firmly back on the agenda. A pioneering project being undertaken by Harvard University’s Carr Centre for Human Rights Policy and the IBA is examining the impact of US torture policies on relations with the UK

Tuesday, 9 August 2016 Wednesday, 10 August 2016
Australian detention centres: ill-treatment ‘could be considered torture’ says UN rapporteur Australian detention centres: ill-treatment ‘could be considered torture’ says UN rapporteur

Recent footage of aboriginal boys being mistreated at an Australian juvenile detention centre provoked worldwide condemnation and prompted calls both within and outside the country for a full investigation into the misconduct.
The graphic images showed six aboriginal boys at the Don Dale detention centre in the Northern Territory being physically restrained, assaulted and teargassed by guards in a style akin to the notorious methods used in the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq

Thursday, 11 August 2016 Thursday, 11 August 2016
Torture prevention in Brazil - watch video Torture prevention in Brazil - watch video

News release, Tuesday 12 November 2018. The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) has released a video on torture prevention in Brazil in which local stakeholders and international experts provide opinion about the historical background of torture in the country, and the current challenges for its prevention and prosecution. The video also illustrates how the work of the IBAHRI is contributing to strengthening Brazil’s capacity to uphold its national and international commitment

Thursday, 8 November 2018 Monday, 12 November 2018
Prevenção à tortura no Brasil - assistir vídeo Prevenção à tortura no Brasil - assistir vídeo

News release, Tuesday 12 November 2018. O Instituto de Direitos Humanos da International Bar Association (IBAHRI) divulgou um vídeo sobre prevenção à tortura no Brasil no qual atores interessados locais e especialistas internacionais opinam sobre o histórico da tortura no país e os desafios atuais para sua prevenção e persecução penal. O vídeo também ilustra como o trabalho do IBAHRI está contribuindo para fortalecer a capacidade de o Brasil defender seu compromisso tanto nacional como internacional com a

Thursday, 8 November 2018 Monday, 12 November 2018