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Webinar: Ending the Cycle of Violence and Torture Against Protesters

Tuesday 2 July 2024
3:00-4:30pm (CET)  |  2:00-3:30pm (GMT)


Interpretation available in English, Spanish, and French

Interpretación disponible en inglés, español y francés

Interprétation disponible en anglais, espagnol et français

About the Webinar

On the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture (26 June) and 40th anniversary of the UN Convention Against Torture, REDRESS and fellow members of the United Against Torture Consortium will be holding a webinar on Ending the Cycle of Violence and Torture Against Protesters.

What You Will Learn

This online event will acknowledge the importance of the UN Convention Against Torture in the global fight against torture and other ill-treatment, and shed light on challenges and abuses observed in the context of the policing of protests. It will identify key actions to curb the unyielding repression of protests by bringing together survivors, activists, experts, and representatives of civil society organisations.


Opening remarks:

  • Imogen Foulkes, BBC Correspondent in Geneva

Opening remarks:

  • Ellis Matthews, Head of Division, European External Action Service (EEAS)


Register by 1 July 2024.


This event is organised with the financial support of the European Union.