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Statement of Support for the Establishment of a National Monitoring Body for the Prevention of Torture in Places of Detention

Throughout the years, Balay has cultivated a strong partnership with the Commission on Human Rights in the promotion and protection of rights of persons deprived of liberty. We call to mind how, for instance, Balay and other civil society organizations under the  United against Torture Coalition (UATC) have worked with the  CHR in creating the  momentum towards the passage of the Anti-Torture Law in 2009 which, among others, prohibited torture and ill treatment of  persons under the custody of  persons in authority.

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