News from DIGNITY
Taking psychological consequences of torture into account in court
How can psychological consequences of torture affect the victims of torture when interrogated and how can these consequences be taken into account in trials? A new project builds on psychological experts’ knowledge and experiences in trainings for judges and public prosecutors.
Histories of imprisonment in Myanmar: What’s changing?
Please join us for a reception and official launch of the research programme “Legacies of Detention in Myanmar” Tuesday September 20th at DIGNITY.
With Duterte, BALAY more relevant than ever
Extra-judicial killings aren’t new to Filipino society. However, newly-elect President Rodrigo Duterte’s endorsement of such acts, and his blatant disregard of human rights in his ‘war on drugs’, will prove a new challenge to the country’s human rights organizations. DIGNITY-partner BALAY is among them.
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RehabilitationDIGNITY helps victims of torture and their families to a better life.
Prevention of torture in detentionDIGNITY works to ensure that people who are imprisoned or placed in other closed institutions have a dignified life.
URBAN VIOLENCEDIGNITY works to ensure that people living in unsafe slum areas can lead safer and dignified lives.
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