Hasan Shafaei

Hasan Shafaei elected as Independent Advisor for OMCT

The World Organization Against Torture (OMCT) has elected Hasan Moosa Shafaei, the President of Bahrain Human Rights Monitor, as an independent advisor for the Middle East and North Africa region. This came after his participation in an International Symposium of the (OMCT) on ‘Torture: Cultural, Political and Economic Relativisms: The Clash of Convictions’, which was held in Geneva on 3-7 December 2008. the symposium discussed the obstacles which prevent countries from complying with its international Standards and obligations.