"They help me and others be strong and courageous and, through their work, they can push the message that torture is a crime against human dignity and must be denounced and prevented."

After more than two years of legal battles and media coverage, the nation found peace when the president admitted his paternity of Zarai. But for Carmen Kcomt, it was a positive result of a demanding two-year case during which she endured mental and physical torture and intimidation by those who were interested in denying Mr Toledo's paternity.

IRCT Symposium: How to deliver on the promise of the right to rehabilitation

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Thanks to our donors

The work of the IRCT would not be possible without the generous support of our institutional and private donors. We thank all of our donors and pledge to continue to work with professionalism and accountability.

The IRCT gratefully acknowledges the support of the following:

  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark
  • Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
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  • Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Victoria Gómez-Trenor Vergés
  • Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs
  • German Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • United States Agency for International Development
  • Hilton Coalition
  • Lauritzen Foundation

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