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Truthdig
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:14:51 -0700

It is prohibited by the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and their Additional Protocols of 8 June 1977, the United Nations Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (Torture Convention), and the International ...
 
Anglicannews
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:07:30 -0700

As a signatory to the United Nations Convention Against Torture (UNCAT), the UK has committed itself under Article 14 to providing 'the means to as full rehabilitation as possible' to torture survivors. The right to rehabilitation under the convention ...

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HeraldNet
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19:48:02 -0700

... detail waterboarding and other harsh interrogation methods. Obama's characterization of those methods Friday as torture adds weight to the report, as the United States is a signatory to the legally binding United Nations Convention Against Torture.
 
Firedoglake
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:03:33 -0700

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled that Poland had violated the United Nations Convention Against Torture when it allowed the CIA to torture and abuse prisoners on its territory. It also ruled that the country had violated the Convention ...
 
nation.lk - The Nation Newspaper
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 13:37:30 -0700

Though not a party to the 1951 Refugee Convention, Sri Lanka is bound by the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment 1984. As per Article 3 of this Convention, “No State Party shall expel, ...

Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:03:45 -0700

The act is infringement of article 21 and 22 of the Indian constitution and non-compliance to United Nations Convention against Torture and International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights to which India is a signatory," Mohapatra said ...
 
Politics.co.uk
Mon, 04 Aug 2014 03:03:38 -0700

So as well as failing in their obligations under the Refugee Convention to offer protection to those fleeing persecution, the Home Office is currently also violating the UK's commitments under the United Nations Convention Against Torture, by which it ...
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