Observance of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture


Programs for the observation 26 June

The UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

By SICHREM, St Josephs College and NATT



22nd June 2012
  • Awareness Walk by students inside the college campus to create awareness on torture through songs and display of posters.
  • Initiating a signature campaign demanding ratification of CAT, enactment of a domestic legislation and a rehabilitation policy for victims and survivors of torture.
23rd June 2012
  • Signature campaign continues in Arts and PG Block of the college and with friends outside.
25th June 2012
  • Flash Mobs are to be conducted in the college, documentary screening, collage making, poster making.
  • Painting of long banner to say “Stamp out Torture’
  • Hall Meeting addressed by Mr. Mathews Philip, Executive Director, SICHREM and Fr. Daniel Fernandez, Principal of St Joseph’s College and facilitated by R.Manohar Head of the Programs, SICHREM.
26th June 2012
  • ‘A Walk Against Torture’ through the main thoroughfares of the city to end at the Town Hall.
  • Candle light vigil in solidarity with all victims and survivors.
  • Oath Taking


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