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Combating torture

a manual for action

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Published by Amnesty International in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Torture -- Prevention

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    StatementAmnesty International
    ContributionsAmnesty International
    The Physical Object
    Pagination335 p. ;
    Number of Pages335
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18145407M
    ISBN 100862103231

    On the Ethics of Torture Book Summary: The question of when, and under what circumstances, the practice of torture might be justified has received a great deal of attention in the last decade in both academia and in the popular media. Many of these discussions are, however, one-sided with other perspectives either ignored or quickly dismissed with minimal argument. So what exactly follows from the UN Convention Against Torture and other international legal standards, according, e.g., to the recommendations concerning their application provided in the authoritative resource, Combating Torture: A Manual for Judges and Prosecutors, published in the UK? The book highlights several aspects characterising Author: Valentin Gefter.

    The United Nations expert on combating torture - Juan Mendez - will launch his new book on human rights at a special event at the east London headquarters of Amnesty International UK on Monday 14 November. Mr Mendez, who is the UN’s Special Rapporteur on Torture, will be in conversation with Philippe Sands, professor of law at University College London at a public event. Malcolm Nance is an American author and media commentator on terrorism, intelligence, insurgency, and torture. He is a former United States Navy senior chief petty officer specializing in naval cryptology.. Nance is an intelligence and foreign policy analyst who frequently discusses the history, personalities, and organization of jihadi radicalization and al-Qaeda and the Islamic State of Iraq Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

    In a nutshell, this joke sums up how I responded to Greenberg’s ‘The Torture Debate in America.’ This book offers a panel discussion, twenty articles and a number of relevant documents and memos relating to the legal debate on whether can do the job of combating this new threat from fundamentalist terrorism withoutCited by: Combating Torture and other ill-treatment: a manual for action Research output: Book/Report › Commissioned report Research and Enterprise Development | Feedback.


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Combating torture and other ill-treatment: A manual for action is currently available in English as a free download from this page (see below). Versions in Arabic, French, Spanish and Ukrainian will be added below as they become available.

We hope to translate the book into other languages in the future. Includes text of the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. Revised edition of: Methods of combating torture. Description: 49 pages ; 21 cm. Series Title: Human rights fact sheet, no.

4 (rev. 1) Other Titles: Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. Get this from a library. Combating torture: a manual for action. [Amnesty International.;] -- 'Combating Torture' brings together ideas, campaign techniques and government standards, and provides ideas about how they can be best implemented.

Case studies highlight how these have Combating torture book used in. Combating Torture and Other Ill-Treatment: A Manual for Action on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(1).

The book is an invaluable tool for all those who want to understand and fight against torture in the 21st century. It brings together the standards and recommendations of the UN, the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and other sources from around the world, as well as Amnesty International's recommendations, concerning the prevention of torture and : Amnesty International.

Combating torture and other ill-treatment 5 Prohibited interrogation techniques and practices Presence of a lawyer during questioning Right to an interpreter Records of all periods of questioning Separation of the authorities responsible for detention from those in charge of questioning Safeguards for specific categories of persons.

20 years of combating torture: CPT General Report 10 Although often critical of the specific measures taken, the CPT does acknowledge that some adaptations of the existing legal framework may exceptionally be necessary. Of course, adaptations of the legal framework are one thing, descent into illegality quite another.

Another System is Possible: Reforming Brazilian Justice, is the second publication in the IBAHRI's combating torture in Brazil series ().

The book brings together some of the voices of those involved in Brazil's justice reform process, reflecting on their own experiences and the wider applicability.

"Torture is a unique book. I do not know of any other UN country or thematic rapporteur that has written about his or her experiences, and his book is most relevant reading for anyone interested in the work of UN human rights organs, particularly the present United Nations Human Rights Council."—Cees Flinterman, former director of the.

Book or Monograph: Item Status: Live Archive: Abstract. 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 It.

An Amnesty International and Human Rights Implementation Centre event to launch Combating torture and other ill-treatment: A Manual for action. This new publication comprehensively sets out what states must do to protect people against abuse and ensure perpetrators are held to account.

This two-volume set comprises the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Act 7 ofthe Prevention and Combating of Torture of Persons Act 13 of and Regulations in terms of these Edition: Current Editions.

Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Regulations relating to Prosecutor’s Referral of Suspected Victims of Trafficking in Persons, ; Regulations under section 43(3) of the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Act, 7 of ; PART B Prevention and Combating of Torture of Persons Act 13 of Book Edition: 3rd Edition.

Combating torture in Europe: the work and standards of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) / Rod Morgan and Malcolm Evans.

Format Book Published Strasbourg: Council of Europe, c Description p. ; 24 cm. Other contributors Evans. * Definition of Torture: UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment: ‘Article 1 - the purposes of this Convention, the term "torture" means any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a person for such purposes as obtaining from him or a third person information or a confession.

COMBATING HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Annual Report c/o Ministry of State for Federal National Council Affairs P.O. BoxAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Tel: + 2 / ; fax: + 2 / National Committee to Combat Human Trafficking BOOK HT 3 5/7/08 PMFile Size: KB.

Combating torture and other ill-treatment: A manual for action, presented here in its second and much expanded edition, provides a wealth of information and analysis and will no doubt become an.

Here, the book challenges the practice of police investigators who take shortcuts in interrogation and rely too heavily on forced confessions. It presents a model for ethical and responsible suspect interviews. Three Approaches to Combating Torture in China is meant for Brand: Spronken, Taru.

“The (In)Effectiveness of Torture for Combating Insurgence” Sullivan, Christopher Michael. Journal of Peace Research, doi: / Abstract: “It is commonly believed that torture is an effective tool for combating an insurgent threat. Yet while torture is practiced in nearly all counterinsurgency campaigns, the.

Your next book looks at the US’s role in the use of torture: Torture Team by Philippe Sands I really like Professor Sands’s approach to this issue. Obviously there were several other things written about the “torture memos” as they were called during the Bush administration.

But Sands went ahead and interviewed the authors of those memos and tried to get to the bottom of their motivation. The use of torture, cruel and inhuman treatment in law enforcement and detention in China is not only well documented by international human rights NGOs but widely considered an ‘open secret’ within China itself.

There is growing recognition from both officials and academic commentators that the problem of torture has to be tackled more effectively than hitherto. This book is the.During the 20 years of its existence, the CPT (European Committee for the Prevention of Torture) has carried out some visits to detention places in 47 European States.

In its 19th General Report the CPT looks back over two decades of combating torture and ill-treatment in Europe. It discusses the achievements to date - the concrete improvements brought about and the standards developed.Buy Combating Torture: A Manual for Action First Edition by Amnesty International (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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