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KARAPATAN is an alliance of individuals, groups and organizations working for the promotion and protection of human rights in the Philippines. Its founders and members have been at the forefront of the human rights struggle in the Philippines since the time of Marcos’ martial law regime.Is an alliance of human rights organizations and programs, human…

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Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) was founded in 2000 and are an amalgam of various non-funded, non-profit, campaign, research and advocacy organisations based in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. JKCCS through its constituents seeks to speak truth to power whether through reports, programmes, systematic documentation, litigation or other engagements in Jammu and Kashmir and…

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Organization logo: Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP)

The Human Right Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) was established in 1987 as an independent non-government organization. Since then it has developed to become an influential country wide human rights body. The HRCP has established a leading role in providing a highly informed and objective voice on a national level in the struggle for the provision…

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Organization logo: Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

  The United Nations Commission on Human Rights, in resolution 1985/33, decided to appoint an expert, a special rapporteur, to examine questions relevant to torture. The mandate was extemded for 3 years by Human Rights Council resolution 8/8 in June 2008. It covers all countries, irrespective of whether a State has ratified the Convention against…

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