Today is the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture: torture is not limited to a particular region, to a particular political system


Unfortunately even today, much remains to be done to ward off torture, which has troubled the minds of those who experienced it and to hear their testimony of being tortured by brutal regimes and to see the rooms in which acts of torture were committed against them, we must not forget that most victims never have the opportunity to tell their stories and that torture is not limited to a particular region, to a system particular policy or to any country.

“Fifteen years after the entry into force of the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, acts of torture and other forms of ill-treatment are still reported in at least 111 countries across the world. world, and the Convention remains the least ratified of the six international human rights treaties currently in force,” said Amnesty International.

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