Chrisland University, Abeokuta, has launched the first tertiary institution Anti- Torture Club in Nigeria.
The club was launched during a training and sensitisation Workshop on prevention of torture; and a Roundtable on Instanbul Protocol Integration held at the school premises on Saturday.
CEOAFRICA had earlier reported that the Vice Chancellor of the great citadel of learning, Prof Chinedum Peace Babaloala stated that the One-day programme which is a collaboration between Prisoners' Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA) and International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT); with Chrisland University on establishment of an Initiative to raise awareness on prevention of torture, promotion of human rights, and incorporation of Instantabul Protocol Training is holding on Saturday, 2nd September, 2023.
The highlight of the programme include; the establishment of Anti- Torture (Say No To Torture) Club and inauguration of the Executives of the Club; Sensitisation Workshop on prevention of torture; and a Roundtable on Instanbul Protocol Integration.
In her opening remark, Babalola appreciated everyone, stating that this will be the first time Anti-Torture club will be birthed in a university.
According to her, even if someone commit a crime, it doesn't give anyone license to torture that person.
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