Health consequences, legal standards and alternatives. The use of solitary confinement as a disciplinary measure is up for debate when DIGNITY hosts a one-day conference on the subject April 3. Limited seats available.
For more than two decades El Nadeem has been providing rehabilitation to victims of torture and state violence in Egypt. Thursday morning authorities decided to close it down. DIGNITY strongly opposes this unfounded decision.
How do you monitor health in places of detention? The answer to that question was at the center of attention, when DIGNITY (Dr Marie Brasholt and Ms Brenda van den Bergh) trained Tunisia’s two monitoring teams on the 25-27th of January.
The report is the second of its kind and covers the period from July 2014 till February 2016. The team behind the report has been supported technically by DIGNITY.
Trump’s threats to return to waterboarding, the Senate Intelligence Committee’s CIA torture report, and the need for anti-torture advocacy were some of the topics discussed during DIGNITY’s meeting with Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on January 19.