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The Rights of Torture Survivors

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TORTURE IN SYRIA: UN sounds alarm on "widespread" abuses

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JRC FDA petition April 2014 by Greg Miller

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MaximsNewsNetwork: PROHIBITION AGAINST TORTURE - U.N.'s CLAUDIO GROSSMAN (UNTV)

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Cynthia Witthoft - Radical Rave [Torture In United States]

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#StopTorture Global Statistics

Does torture hurt? Yes. Does torture maim? Yes. Does torture break the soul? Yes. Does torture kill? Yes. The most insidious acts one human being can perpetr...

Vatican presents its report before UN Commission on Torture

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U.N. Committee Questions China on Torture

ZHANG: In Geneva today, Chinese officials are facing questions from the United Nations Committee Against Torture. The Committee Against Torture is responsibl...

UN calls for an end to torture

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Horrors & Torture Of The Hussein Family

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The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:18:45 -0700

NAIVASHA, Kenya — Despite progress in five East African countries and Congo in ratifying the United Nations Convention against Torture, human rights abuse is still prevalent as governments are reluctant to draft and implement local laws, human rights ...
 
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:07:30 -0700

NAIVASHA, Kenya — Human rights experts from five East African countries and Congo say despite progress in their countries in ratifying the United Nations Convention against Torture, human rights abuse is still prevalent as governments appear reluctant ...
 
The Standard Digital News
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:18:45 -0700

The civil society has challenged East African Community countries to ratify the United Nations Convention Against Torture. In a communiqué sent to media houses after completion of a five-day regional conference held at the Great Rift Valley Lodge in ...
 
The Hindu
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:30:00 -0700

... (CIA) had used “enhanced interrogation techniques,” the Commander-in-Chief has left his administration open to lawsuits calling for the prosecution of the responsible entities and persons under the United Nations Convention Against Torture (UNCAT).
 
Thomson Reuters Foundation (blog)
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:48:45 -0700

Freedom from Torture, formerly the Medical Foundation for the Care of the Victims of Torture, began its work in 1985 under the auspices of Amnesty International's Medical Group, a year after the United Nations Convention Against Torture was adopted by ...

Truthdig

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 ...
 
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, ...
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