Emma Simoes, defending, made no representations about where the case should be heard but said Wilcox "vehemently denied" the charge of ill-treatment
or neglect at the elderly woman's Deeside home.
ODIHR works closely with its partners to strengthen efforts in eradicating torture and ill-treatment
. To this end, ODIHR has co-operated over the past year with countries from across the OSCE region as well as with international and regional institutions and civil society organizations, including support for independent monitoring in prisons and other places of detention.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Michelle Bachelet, said the report's findings demonstrated that the embattled Government's policies put in place to combat torture and ill-treatment
were having an effect, but they were far from sufficient.
"We welcome the steps taken by the Government to prevent and investigate cases of torture and ill-treatment
over the past two years," Tadamichi Yamamoto, the UN Special Representative for Afghanistan, said.
Amnesty International urged Uzbek authorities to protect Kadirov and 12 co-defendants from torture and other ill-treatment
, to ensure access to necessary and adequate medical care, to launch impartial investigation into the allegations of toture and ill-treatment
against Kadirov and his co-defendants, hold those responsible accountable.
"During our visit we will be exploring the steps Sri Lanka needs to take to effectively prevent torture and ill-treatment
of people deprived of their liberty," said Victor Zaharia.
"Among those detained and at risk of torture and other ill-treatment
is human rights defender Nader Afshari, who was arrested by Ministry of Intelligence officials on 1 August 2018 in the city of Karaj, north-west of Tehran, and whose whereabouts are unknown as he is being held in a secret detention facility."
The London-based rights group said on Monday that Bahraini authorities have for over a year deliberately subjected four elderly prisoners of conscience, Hassan Mushaima, Abdel-Jalil al-Singace, Abdel-Wahab Hussain and Abdel-Jalil al-Miqdad, to ill-treatment
, presstv reported.
He lamented over the illegal detention of senior APHC leader, Musarrat Aalam Butt and said political detainees in occupied Kashmir were being subjected to vengeance and ill-treatment
Some detainees have died in custody as a result of abuses, ill-treatment
and lack of medical services.
THIS is apropos the new report (April 18) saying a Sessions Judge and his spouse were charged with ill-treatment
of a little girl who was employed as their house-maid.
The report is based on a visit to Cyprus last year by a CPT (Council of Europe Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment) delegation, which logged credible allegations of ill-treatment
of detained persons, including juveniles, by police officers -- notably in Limassol and Paphos central police stations.