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Combating torture and other cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment

Combating torture and other cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment

the role of the OSCE.

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Published by OSCE/ODIHR in Warsaw, Poland .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe,
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.,
    • Torture -- Europe -- Prevention.,
    • Torture (International law),
    • Human rights -- Europe.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesOSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting background paper ;, 6, OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting background paper ;, 6.
      ContributionsOrganization for Security and Co-operation in Europe. Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV8599.E85 C66 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination26 p. ;
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL62301M
      LC Control Number99158674

        include cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment’.4 South Africa is also a state party to regional and international human rights instruments that prohibit torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.5 South Africa recently enacted legislation criminalising torture - the Prevention and Combating of Torture 34/ Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment: mandate of the Special Rapporteur The Human Rights Council, Recalling international human rights law, standards and guidelines on torture and other cruel inhuman degrading treatment or punishment,

      This manual seeks to support the global efforts to prevent and eradicate torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment (other ill-treatment). It is the second edition of Amnesty International’s Combating torture: A manual for action, first published in   torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. States should prohibit and prevent the use, production and trade of equipment or substances designed to inflict torture or ill-treatment and the abuse of any other equipment or substance to these ://

      The prohibition of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, as an international norm of jus cogens, is reflected inter alia, in article 5 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), articles 2 and 16 of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT)?gId=   The United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment creates an absolute prohibition of torture in international law. States are obliged to prevent torture and ill-treatment. South Africa is a state party to the ://


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Combating torture and other cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment Download PDF EPUB FB2

Combating Torture or degrading treatment or punishment book Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment: The Role of the OSCE OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting October Background Paper 6 OSCE/ODIHR Warsaw, Poland This report is one of a series   Combating Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment: The Role of the OSCE.

OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting background paper Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment of punishment - A/HRC/43/49 E Advance Edited Version.

Relevance of the prohibition of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment to the context of domestic violence - OPCAT created a subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and other Cruel and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (SPT) comprising 25 independent and impartial experts from different backgrounds and from various regions to undertake visits to State parties to examine conditions of detention and treatment of ://   The Torture Convention was the result of many years’ work, initiated soon after the adoption of the Declaration on the Protection of All Persons from Being Subjected to Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (the “Torture Declaration”) by the General Assembly on 9 December (resolution (XXX)).

Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, adopted by the General Assembly on 9 DecemberDesiring to make more effective the struggle against torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment throughout the world, Have agreed as follows: PART I Article 1   Committee against Torture Fifty-fourth session 20 April–15 May Item 3 of the provisional agenda Organizational and other matters Eighth annual report of the Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Summary   of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, in follow-up to the visit that the Subcommittee paid to the country in Septemberand values the recommendations received, which complement and strengthen the role of reports from national supervisory bodies, such as the National Council of Justice, the National   as United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

In doing so, I wish to thank the distinguished Representatives and observers of this noble body for the confidence you have bestowed in me. Mister President, Country visits are an important component of the mandate’s work. I would   torture to recognize that non-state actors can as well commit the most horrendous torture, like it has happened in rebel infested countries.

A man can also torture his wife and vice versa, parents can subject their child to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. Examples of Torture • Severe forms of beating   torture and ill-treatment has been the signing of the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment by Turkey on 14 September during the World Summit.

The ratification process is under way. Once it is ratified, the implementation of this Protocol will also contribute to against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, the Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment conducted a visit to Peru from 10 to 20 September 2.

The Subcommittee was represented by the following members: Enrique Font, ?enc=6QkG1d. United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Fundamental legal safeguards 7.

While welcoming the enactment of Law No. (I)/ (para. 5 (a) above), and ?enc=6QkG1d. Convention on the Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment: 1.

Receiving complaints, petitions and conducting field visits 2. Protecting and promoting the rights of the most vulnerable groups 3. Cooperation with civil society organiza tions ://   Supporting the State and Civil Society efforts in combating Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or degrading Treatment or Punishment in Kyrgyzstan 11/01/ - Rule of Law the State and.

readily abused for torture or other ill-treatment. 1 Council Regulation (EC) No / of 27 June concerning trade in “certain goods which could be used for capital punishment, torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment”. It came into effect on 31 July The Regulation has been amended several :// The CPT visits places of detention and assesses how persons deprived of their liberty are treated in order to strengthen their protection from torture and inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

Learn more; Frequently asked questions This chapter discusses Article 4 of the Convention against Torture, covering the chronology of draft texts, analysis of Working Group discussions, and issues of interpretation.

The object and purpose of the Convention is to make the struggle against torture and cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment more effective by establishing State obligations to prevent torture and other forms of ill It explores the concepts of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment on the basis of international law and jurisprudence.

The major sources of the latter are the European Court of Human Rights, the UN Human Rights Committee, the UN Committee against Torture and the Inter-American Court of Human :// with the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.

The Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture, established under article 2 of the Optional Protocol, is an independent treaty body with its mandate and functions?symbol=en/CAT/OP/8. Abstract. With the ratification of the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT) by Law no.

/, Romania has taken a further step in strengthening the preventive monitoring of places of detention by an independent body as a form of preventing and combating torture and other forms of ill-treatment in different ?doi=  1 Torture and ill-treatment are among the most abhorrent violations of human rights and human dignity.

According to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights no one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

No exceptions are permitted under international law. All countries are obligated to comply   Investigations into all allegations of torture or ill-treatment, shall be conducted promptly, impartially and effectively, guided by the UN Manual on the Effective Investigation and Documentation of Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (The Istanbul Protocol) [1]