In its 2013 Annual Report, the Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT) is pleased to inform that States continued to abide by their legal obligation to protect persons deprived of their liberty and that the APT continued to pave the way towards a world without torture, without degrading treatment, a world in which the dignity and rights of persons deprived of their liberty are respected. The English, French and Spanish versions of the report are available here.
FRANCE: Jacques Toubon has been elected as the new Ombudman of the Ombudsman-Institution «Le Défenseur des droits»
Jacques Toubon has been elected as the new Ombudman of the French Ombudsman-Institution «Le Défenseur des droits» for a six year- and non-renewable term on 16th of July 2014. .His nomination follows an approval by the National Assembly and the Senate.
BERMUDA: Office of the Ombudsman for Bermuda releases Annual Report 2013
The Office of the Ombudsman for Bermuda released its ninth Annual Report covering the period from 1st of January to 31st of December 2013.