Victor Madrigal-Borloz is Secretary-General of International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT), a health-based umbrella organisation that supports the rehabilitation of torture victims and the prevention of torture worldwide.

A Costa Rican jurist, Victor has over 18 years of experience as a human rights advocate.


He is a member of the UN Subcommittee for Prevention of Torture.



He says that torture never yields good results. Instead it creates suffering and trauma, and it does not yield good intelligence.