Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Frederica Mogherini on the occasion of the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, 26 June 2014 (26/06/2015)

Today, as we celebrate the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, our thoughts go to all those around the world who have been and continue to be exposed to this horrible practice. The EU will never give up its staunch commitment to the prevention and eradication of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, which are unequivocally prohibited under international law.

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Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the occasion of the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, 26 June 2015