Torture & Tyranny in Europe’s ‘Safe Third Country’

by Ann Hannah, Director of Policy and Advocacy, Freedom from Torture @avh16 ‏ The recent referendum in Turkey will significantly alter its political landscape and it is vital that torture does not play a part in shaping that landscape. Last summer’s attempted coup was a shocking reminder of the fragility of Turkey’s democracy and it highlighted to […]

Justice Denied: Women victims of torture face a lifetime of suffering

“Whether perpetrated in conflict or in peace, the root causes of violence against women [are] deep-seated inequalities and discrimination” Women survivors of torture are being denied justice due to failures in countries around the world to uphold their human rights and to respond to their rehabilitation needs, according to new research by the Medical Foundation […]