Useful links

  • African Commission on Human and People’s Rights
  • Association for the Prevention of Torture
  • Atlas of Torture: Observing the Situation of Torture Worldwide
  • International Centre for Prison Studies
  • International Federation of ACAT
  • International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims
  • Penal Reform International
  • Promoting Pre-trial Justice in Africa
  • SAYNOTOTORTURE. The South African No Torture Consortium
  • South African Human Rights Commission
  • World Organisation Against Torture
  • The United Nations Committee against Torture
  • Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture (OPCAT) Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture
  • The United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
  • The United Nations Human Rights Committee

Useful documents

  • Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
  • Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture (OPCAT)
  • United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners
  • The African Charter on Human and People’s Rights
  • The Robben Island Guidelines
  • The Kampala Declaration
  • APT’s Detention Monitoring Briefing No. 1: Making Effective Recommendations
  • APT’s Detention Monitoring Briefing No. 2: The Selection of Persons to Interview in the Context of Preventive Detention Monitoring
  • APT’s Optional Protocol to the UN Convention against Torture Implementation Manual
  • APT’s Robben Island Guidelines for the Prohibition and Prevention of Torture in Africa. Practical Guide for Implementation
  • APT’s Torture in International Law: A guide to jurisprudence
  • OMCT’s The Prohibition of Torture and Ill-Treatment in the African Human Rights System: A Handbook for Victims and their Advocates