UN CAT on 26 June

Dear Human Rights Activists and Supporters,

On the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the UN Committee against Torture, the Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture, the Special Rapporteur on Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, the Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence and the Board of Trustees of the UN Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture have issued a joint press release to urge governments to support victims of torture and their families and to place a renewed focus on a victim-oriented approach.

Read the joint statement here: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/media.aspx?IsMediaPage=true

The Albanian Rehabilitation Centre for trauma and Torture is also using this opportunity to share with you the link to its Alternative Report to the UN Human Rights Committee 108th session on the Second Report of Albania to ICCPR.

Read the report here:  http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/hrc/hrcs108.htm.

 ARCT Secretariat

Po sikur Dosjet