Addressing torture and its consequences in South AfricaFirst report from a new comprehensive Monitoring and Evaluating (M&E) system for psychosocial services.
Alarming new study on torture in Sri LankaA new RCT study reveals a number of worrying findings all pointing towards a society still more pervaded by impunity.
Booklet on prevention and combating torture in South AfricaThe South African NGO Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) has with support from RCT published a booklet called: "Preventing and Combating torture in South Africa- A framework for action under CAT and OPCAT", written by Lukas Muntingh.
Manual for the use of Testimony Therapy in IndiaIn May 2008 a workshop on testimonial therapy was organized with the joint collaboration of the RCT and PVCHR. During the workshop a special manual for the use of Testimony Therapy in India was created.
Report reviewing existing mechanisms of prevention of torture in South AfricaRCT's partnerorganisation in South Africa the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) has published a report written by Olivia Streater designed to assist civil society and South African institutions in deciding what body or institutions that could fulfill the task of being the national preventive mechanism under OPCAT.
The Relevance of the Sierra Leone Truth and Reconciliation Commission for the Prevention of Torture and Organised ViolenceA new report offers knowledge about post-war Sierra Leone and how the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission is being perceived by local communities.
Tortured exiles in danger of secondary victimizationSouth African law provides for the protection and care of those who have been tortured in their home countries and wish to seek political asylum. A recent analysis of the health needs of exiled torture survivors living in South Africa shows a gloomy picture.
Profiling Torture 2: Addressing Torture and its consequences in South AfricaSecond report from a new comprehensive Monitoring and Evaluating (M&E) system for psychosocial services. Elaborated by RCT partner CSVR.
Gyges' ring : the 1978 Constitution of Sri LankaBasil Fernando examines the effects on Sri Lankan society of the country's 1978 Constitution, which grants guardianship of the constitution to the executive president. The book is a co-publication of the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) and RCT.
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