GCMHP has participated on
Monday, 26 June, 2023, in a workshop organized, on the occasion of the
International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, by the Independent
Commission for Human Rights.
During the event which
was co-arranged with the United Nations Human Rights High Commissioner Office
in Gaza, Mr Hasan Ziyada, a MH specialist from GCMHP, provided a presentation
about his organization 3-decade experience in treating and supporting victims and survivors of torture and the work
done to reintegrate them in the community.
Attended by law
students from Al-Azhar University, and representatives from local and
international organizations working in mental health and human rights, the
workshop opened the space for discussing ways of enforcing the efforts that
should put an end to torture, bring the perpetrators to justice and also
redress the victims.
GCMHP participation comes as a part of its activities and campaign for
championing human rights, condemning torture as an inhumane practice and also
to mark International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.