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Prohibition of Torture

 

I. NEED TO KNOW

 

Powerpoint-Presentation (ppt-file, 300 KB)

 

II. GOOD TO KNOW

 

a. PPP on Torture and Human Security (ppt-File, 161 KB)

 

b. Linklist on Torture

 

c. Documents:

- Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment: 2006 Report to the UN General Assembly

 

- Council of Europe - Committee for the Prevention of Torture: The CPT Standards

 

III. SELECTED ACTIVITIES

 

ACTIVITY 1: TORTURING PRISONERS OF WAR? (pdf-file, 60KB) 

 

IV. CHRONOLOGY

- International Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Punishment of 1984 plus the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment of 2002

 

- Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of 1987