World Organization Against Torture (OMCT) (Geneva)




  • Annual budget of approx. 2 million Swiss Francs.
  • Sources of funding include European Commission, the UN Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture, contributions from the governments of Switzerland, Netherlands, Finland, UK, France, Liechtenstein and Sweden as well as the Ford Foundation and Caritas.


  • Geneva based coalition of NGOs comprising nearly 300 local, national and regional organizations “fighting against arbitrary detention, torture, summary and extrajudicial executions, forced disappearances and other forms of violence.”
  • Works with politicized NGOs, such as HaMoked and Al-Haq, campaigning against Israel’s security fence and targeted assassinations of Palestinian terrorists.

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