Right to Physical and Mental Integrity

It’s Part of the Job

This report focuses on torture and ill-treatment by the Internal Security Forces (ISF) which is Lebanon’s main police force, and in particular the Drug Repression Bureau and members of the ISF who enforce “morality-related” laws against drug users, sex workers, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. Link to Report

Lawfulness of arrest and detention and the Presumption of innocence.

This presentation examines recent European Court for Human Rights case-law that touched on the right to liberty and security (Article 5), and the presumption of innocence (Article 6(2)) Link to Document

The Death Penalty Project: Authorities Database

This database documents judgments and other documents from jurisdictions around the world relating to fair trial rights  and the death penalty. Link to Database

Interim report of the Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

This report highlights a number of general principles to help to guide States to re-evaluate and minimize the use of torture and, in certain cases, abolish the practice of solitary confinement. Link to Report