International Federation of Action of Christians for the Abolition of Torture (ACAT)

ECOSOC Status: Special Consultative
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: 27 Rue de Maubeuge
75009 Paris
Country: France
Region: Europe
UN Languages:
Other languages:
  • Education
  • Rehabilitation
  • Training
  • Victim Protection
Short description:
campaign on behalf of people who are tortured, detained in inhuman conditions, sentenced to death or "disappeared", whatever their origins, political opinions or religious beliefs. ACAT groups seek to promote prevention and vigilance with regards to abuses committed by law enforcement officials in their own countries, as well as human rights education programmes.
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