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Entries from March 2008

Complaining of Torture and other Human Rights Abuses to the United Nations

March 17th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Civil Rights and Liberties, Human Rights, Torture

The Maldives acceded to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) on 19 September 2006, exactly three years after Hassan Eavan Naseem was tortured and killed in Maafushi prison. Torture […]

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