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OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Uzbekistan conducts training course for police investigators on protecting rights of alleged victims and accused persons during preliminary investigations

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Mission Activity
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Subject
Police development and reform
Subject
Police development and reform
Date(s)
Keywords
human rights, victim protection

Summary

A three-day training course on protecting the rights of alleged victims and accused persons for police investigators from Tashkent and the surrounding area was conducted by the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Uzbekistan. 

The aim of the training is to enhance the investigators’ professional understanding of and commitment to international policing and investigative standards. Emphasis is being placed on working within the framework of national and international laws on human rights-compliant policing, which uphold the presumption of innocence, prohibit the use of torture and oppressive practices, and protect the dignity of and respect for witnesses and suspects at all stages of the investigative process.

The participants were also trained in putting the principles and concepts they learn into practice, enhancing their effectiveness and sense of personal accomplishment. 

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Added on
13 Dec 2018
Origin
OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Uzbekistan
Keywords
human rights, victim protection
Rights
OSCE