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Prohibition on Torture and Other Ill-treatment

Magdalena Forowicz

in The Reception of International Law in the European Court of Human Rights

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592678
eISBN:
9780191595646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592678.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The case law of the Strasbourg bodies referring to the Convention Against Torture has followed an even, albeit curious development. This chapter analyses the Courts' and the Commission approach to ... More


International Mechanisms against Torture and Other Ill-treatment

Nigel Rodley and Matt Pollard

in The Treatment of Prisoners under International Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199693566
eISBN:
9780191807503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693566.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter investigates the mechanisms that have been or are being established with a view to securing international action to protect people from being tortured or ill-treated. It deals briefly ... More


Torture

Amos N. Guiora

in Constitutional Limits on Coercive Interrogation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195340310
eISBN:
9780199867226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340310.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Defining limits of coercive interrogation is put to the test when an interrogator is sitting across from someone who is not cooperating and the interrogator knows is in possession of information ... More


OPCAT within the Broader UN and Regional Systems

Rachel Murray, Elina Steinerte, Malcolm Evans, and Antenor Hallo de Wolf

in The Optional Protocol to the UN Convention Against Torture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199602193
eISBN:
9780191729485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602193.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter recognises that OPCAT does not exist in isolation but examines the other systems for prevention of torture that are in place at the UN and regional levels. It looks at the overlap ... More


Defining Torture and the Obligation of Systematic Review in the CAT Treaty

Manfred Nowak and Giuliana Monina

in Interrogation and Torture: Integrating Efficacy with Law and Morality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190097523
eISBN:
9780190097554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190097523.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal Profession and Ethics

Torture is one of the most severe and violent human rights violations and is absolutely prohibited under international law. As we also know from experience, most cases of torture occur during ... More


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