Category Archive: News

Aug 21

Document for Coalition Against Torture

“INTERINSTUTITIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE CREATION OF THE COALITION AGAINST TORTURE AND CRUEL, INHUMAN AND DEGRADING TREATMENT” 

The institutions and organisations signed below confirm their promise to the defence of Human Rights, principally the promotion and articulation of joint actions for the realsiation of national methods and international prevention methods, investigation and sanction of cases of torture and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment. The signed agree to create a Citizen’s Coalition Against Torture and Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment, whose objectives are calling for the realisation of obligations of international treaties against torture as ratified by the Bolivian Government and victim protection and rehabilitation.

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documento coalicón contra la tortura

Aug 21

ITEI Press Dossier

TORTURE IN BOLIVIA 

In Bolivia, there is no policy against torture, but rather one of negation that this practice actualyl takes place. 12 April 1999 Bolivia signed and ratified the UN Convention against Torture and 23 May 2006 ratified the Optional Protocol to the aforementioned convention. Article 15 of the State Political Constitution refers to the fact that no one should be tortured nor suffer cruel, inhumane, degrading or humiliating treatment and that the State must adopt necessary measures to prevent, eliminate and punish any action or omission that seeks to degrade human condition or cause death or physical, sexual or psychological pain, both in the public and private spheres.

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Dossier de prensa ITEI

Jul 14

Announcement 26 June

ANNOUNCEMENT
26 JUNE, INTERNATIONAL DAY IN SUPPORT OF VICTIMS OF TORTURE
INTERNATIONAL CAMPAIGN: RIGHT TO IMMEDIATE REHABILITATION

This 26 June, in line with the campaign for the Right to Immediate Rehabilitation, the below organisations wish to make the public aware of the following reflections on the practice of torture in our country and on rehabilitation as a right for victims…

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PRONUNCIAMIENTO 26 DE JUNIO 2015, DÍA CONTRA LA TORTURA

Jun 27

(Español) Organizaciones de DDHH denuncian tortura en Bolivia

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Jun 20

(Español) Dan libertad a principal implicado en tortura y muerte de David Olorio

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May 31

(Español) Policía usa tortura como método de investigación

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Jul 10

(Español) Familiares, la principal angustia de dos suboficiales detenidos

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