Copenhagen

Cooperation and Torture

seminar

04.12.2007, 00:00 Uhr

Seminar by The Dagbladet Politiken and Retssikkerhedsfonden in collaboration with Danish Rehabilitation and Research Centre for Torture Victims (RCT), International Commission of Jurists, Danish section (ICJ), and European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) and open debate on "Cooperation and Torture" to take place. The meeting will be held in English. PROGRAM

1. International Human Rights Law: The scope of the prohibition of torture and secret prisons. Assistant Professor Jonas Christoffersen (ICJ)

2. Experiences from an Italian prosecutor: Armando Spataro, Milano, Head of the anti-terrorism department

3. Use of torture and secret prisons: Gavin Simpson, speciel investigator for Dick Marty, Council of Europe.

4. Conclusions from the conference in Berlin October 2007 ”Torture and the War against Terror”: Attorney at Law Wolfgang Kaleck (General Secretary of the ECCHR).

5. The Danish Governments and the investigation from the Council of Europe: Former minister of foreign affairs, Mogens Lykketoft.


The meeting will start and end with an address from the chairman of Retssikkerhedsfonden, professor Ole Espersen, who will also inform the audience about the continuation of the seminar, which will take place on Wednesday the 23rd of January 2008 addressing issues regarding the Danish authorities possible exchange of information with states known to be using torture.

Berlin

"La Border Curios" by Laura Fiorio

exhibition opening

08.11.2018, 18:00 Uhr

European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR)
Zossener Str. 55-58 (Staircase D), 10961 Berlin

6 PM Artist Talk

Before opening the exhibition, Laura Fiorio will discuss her work with Vincent Warren (Center for Constitutional Rights, New York) and Vera Wriedt (ECCHR).

7.30 PM Exhibition Opening

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Impunity through externalization? Interventions against human rights violations at sea and beyond

discussion

23.10.2018, 18:00 Uhr

European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR)
Zossener Str. 55-58 (Staircase D), 10961 Berlin

The forceful closure of migratory routes leads to predictable and systematic human rights violations. It turns the Mediterranean Sea into a site of daily violence and deaths while European authorities...

Berlin

20 years after Pinochet's arrest: The past and present of transnational justice

discussion

17.10.2018, 16:30 Uhr

Berliner Abgeordnetenhaus
Niederkirchnerstraße 5, 10117 Berlin

The event can be followed via livestream.

Berlin's past and present reveal several links to severe human rights violations, as well as to efforts to address past atrocities. The International...

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