International Day in Support of Victims of Torture 

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About International Day in Support of Victims of Torture 

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Dates of International Day in Support of Victims of Torture 
2022 United Nations Sunday, June 26thInternational Day in Support of Victims of Torture 
2021 United Nations Saturday, June 26thInternational Day in Support of Victims of Torture 
2020 United Nations Friday, June 26thInternational Day in Support of Victims of Torture 
2019 United Nations Wednesday, June 26thInternational Day in Support of Victims of Torture 
Summary
Torture seeks to annihilate the victim’s personality and denies the inherent dignity of the human being.

On 12 December 1997, by resolution 52/149, the UN General Assembly proclaimed 26 June the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, with a view to the total eradication of torture and the effective functioning of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.

The UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture on 26 June marks the moment in 1987 when the UN Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, one of the key instruments in fighting torture, came into effect. Today, the Convention has been ratified by 162 countries.

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