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Therese Rytter
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Head of International Legal Affairs
DIGNITY - Danish Institute Against Torture
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I am a human rights lawyer with 17 years of experience in the areas of international human rights, law reform, criminal justice sector reform, international advocacy and capacity building with a particular focus on the prevention of torture. Over the past decade I have been engaged in the monitoring of places of detention and on promoting ratification and effective implementation of the OPCAT in post-conflict societies in Latin America and in the Middle East and North Africa. As member of the OPCAT Contact Network I have had the priviledge of working with the UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT). In addition to being a national expert to the SPT I am also involved in the implementation of the mandate of the NPM of Denmark.



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