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Day in Support of Victims of Torture

June 26, 2022

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An event every year that begins at 00:00 on day 26 of June, repeating indefinitely

When:
June 26

Where:
Everywhere

First occurrence:
1998

Also known as:
International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
or
United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

The date was selected for 2 reasons:
1. On June 26 1945, Charter of the United Nations was signed during the midst of World War II – the first international treaty to require UN members to respect and promote human rights.
2. The United Nations Convention against Torture (UNCAT) became effective on June 26, 1987 t

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Date:
June 26, 2022
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