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DIGNITY is a strategic partner in the Danish-Arab Partnership Programme under the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Assisting countries in the MENA region with democratic reforms and improving cooperation between Denmark and the Arab region are the objectives.
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Torture: Asian And Global Perspectives
Free magazine on the issue of torture. Narratives from Asia, interviews with people whose work is related to torture, and essays covering different perspectives about torture. Published by Asian Human Rights Commission and DIGNITY.
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Free scientific seminar. When and how can predatory state violence, i.e. political repression and the arbitrary use of force by state security agents, be controlled, managed and, ultimately, reduced?
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