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Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

fifth report of Canada covering the period May 2000-July 2004.

by

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Published by Canadian Heritage in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Torture -- Canada -- Prevention.,
  • Torture (International law),
  • Human rights.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCanada"s fifth report on the United Nations" Convention against torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.
    ContributionsCanada. Canadian Heritage., Canada. Citizens" Participation Directorate. Human Rights Program.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination52 p.
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22745899M
    ISBN 100662381076
    OCLC/WorldCa123768258

    As discussed in prior posts, the U.S. is a party to the multilateral Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, and under Article 2(1) of that treaty the U.S. is obligated not “to extradite a person to another State where there are substantial grounds for believing that he would be in danger of. By implication, the international laws that forbid torture and cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment – the Convention against Torture and the Geneva Conventions, among others – were violated in these instances. For the victims, it has been difficult to obtain remedies in the domestic courts of the state perpetrators of the renditions. International humanitarian law (IHL) was developed to ensure respect for the dignity and integrity of the human being. It aims to reduce human suffering in times of armed conflict by requiring combatants to act in a humane manner and to avoid cruelty. In relation to non-international armed conflicts, both IHL and international human rights law (IHRL) have been challenged with Cited by: 7.


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Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Download PDF EPUB FB2

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 39/46 of 10 December entry into force 26 Junein accordance with article 27 (1) The States Parties to this Convention.

The Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (the “Torture Convention”) was adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 10 December (resolution 39/46). The Convention entered into force on 26 June after it had been ratified by 20 States.

Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment: Publisher: UN General Assembly: Publication Date: 10 December rows  The Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment Type: Human rights convention. Abstract. On 26 JuneThe United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment entered into force.

1 The Convention has been ratified at the time of writing by twenty States including by: The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste acceded to the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT) in UN Treaties Website, Status of ratification of the.

Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (accessed Jan. 6, ), available at. The Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT) was adopted by the UN General Assembly in and entered into force in The Convention was established “to make more effective the struggle against torture and other cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment throughout the world.”.

2 UN Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Contents List of Abbreviations 3 Ministerial Foreword 5 Introduction 7 Domestic Legal Framework 8 Access to justice 14 Violence against women and girls 20 Human trafficking 29 Education and training 35 Custody and detention 40 Mental health The Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (the “Torture Convention”) was adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 10 December (resolution 39/46).

The Convention entered into force on 26 June after it had been ratified by 20 Size: 24KB. Although Kenya ratified The United Nation Convention against Torture and other cruel Inhuman and degrading Treatment or Punishment there are instances when torture has been applied.

The culture of torture was well engraved in the society that it was normal for the police to adopt the. Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment evaluated the Chinese authorities’ adherence to the Convention against Torture, which the PRC ratified in Submissions to the committee by Amnesty International, the Conscience Foundation, Chinese Human Rights Defenders, and Interfaith International cited.

COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE Monitoring the prevention of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. The Committee Against Torture (CAT) is the body of 10 independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment by its State parties.

All States parties. Other offences related to torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment proposed in the Billn include the offences of aiding and abetting, knowingly using information obtained by or through torture and the publication of information relating to a witness declared by the court to be vulnerable.

UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment June 1, J staff Commentary, Treaty Review United Nations Convention against Torture (hereinafter referred to as the Convention) came into force on J whereby the purpose was to effectively counter torture throughout the world.

The Moral Justifiability of Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment Article (PDF Available) in The International journal of applied philosophy 19(2) January with. Includes text of the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishement.

Description: 56, 60 pages ; 28 cm: Other Titles: Mise hors la loi d'une abomination séculaire, la torture: Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment ().

UN convention against torture and other cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment. Lahore: Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Human Rights Commission of Pakistan.

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. SPECIAL FEATURE, HUMAN RIGHTS, UNITED NATIONS, 10 Jun UN High Commissioner for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service.

The United Nations Convention Against Torture: A Handbook on the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, Or Degrading Treatment Or Punishment Volume 9 of International Studies in Human Rights: Author: J.

Hermann Burgers: Editor: Hans Danelius: Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, ISBN:Length Reviews: 1. Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment2 (hereafter: “the Convention”) is the only legally binding con-vention at the international level concerned exclusively with the eradication of torture.3 The main objective of the Convention is to lay down obligations on States.

The Committee Against Torture was established to ensure that the Convention Against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment is observed and implemented.

The publication reports on the selected decisions of the Committee during its eleventh to thirty-eighth sessions (November May ).First published: 19 Jan, Convention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment and its Optional Protocol Introduction The General Assembly of the United Nations adopted the Conven-tion against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treat-ment or Punishment on 10 December The Principle of Non-Refoulement Under the Echr and the Un Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (International Studies in Human Rights) [Hamdan, Eman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Principle of Non-Refoulement Under the Echr and the Un Convention Against Torture and Other CruelCited by: 2. The main instrument to combat torture within the framework of the United Nations is the Convention Against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT).

This Commentary explores the problematic definition of torture in the Convention, the substantive obligations of States parties, the principle of 'non. Text of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, in Human Rights.

A compilation of International Instruments (United Nations, New York and Geneva, ) Vol. 1, pp. – Google ScholarCited by: 3. Appendices: United Nations convention against torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, United Nations declaration of the protection of all persons from being subjected to torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, inter-American convention to prevent and punish torture.

See S. Exec. Rep.at 6, 13; see also J. Herman Burgers & Hans Danelius, The United Nations Convention Against Torture: A Handbook on the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment 80 () (“CAT Handbook”) (noting that Article 16 implies “that torture is the gravest form of [cruel.

In this respect, the present report provides the UN Committee against Torture (the Committee) with a legal and practical overview of women’s and children’s rights in Kenya in the context of the implementation of the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (the Convention).

An Alternative Asylum Mechanism: The Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Chapter: (p) 3 An Alternative Asylum Mechanism: The Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Source: Complementary Protection in International Refugee Law Author(s).

" 37 Burgers and Danelius, The United Nations Convention against Torture: A Handbook on the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment () at " 38 See analysis by Dewulf, supra n 31 at – by: 1. Alternative Preliminary Draft Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, Submitted by the Delegation of Mexico with the Support of the Latin American Group (GRULAC) at the Ninth Session of the Working Group in (Mexican Draft) PreambleAuthor: Manfred Nowak.

The United Nations Convention against Torture: a handbook on the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment / by J.

Herman Burgers and Hans Danelius M. Nijhoff ; Sold and distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Academic Publishers Dordrecht ; Boston: Norwell, MA, U.S.A According to Article 2 of the Convention Against Torture (UNCAT), each State party should take effective measures to prevent acts of torture.

The obligation to prevent torture and ill-treatment (i.e., cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment) (CIDT) is wide ranging and closely related to accountability and the obligation to redress.

India signed the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment [adopted by General Assembly of the UN on 10th December, (Resolution No/46)] (known as the UN Convention against Torture, in short "CAT") onFile Size: KB.

The BIA has interpreted the definition of torture and further defined torture to be “an extreme form of cruel and inhuman punishment and does not extend to lesser forms of cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment.” 5 The BIA has also found that indefinite detention, without further proof of torture, does not constitute torture.

The United Nations Convention against Torture: a handbook on the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Responsibility by J. Herman Burgers and Hans Danelius. to the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT) has come into existence and is being implemented.

The first decade of the 21st century heralded a new era in the prevention of torture: the OPCAT was adopted by the General Assembly in December and it entered intoFile Size: 2MB. The United Nations Convention against Torture: A Handbook on the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.

Article Jul Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, adopted by the UN General Assembly, Res. 39/46, 10 DecemberArticle 2(2). Inter-American Convention against Torture. an act to give effect to the convention against torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment adopted by resolution of the general assembly of the united nations on the 10th day of december,to amend certain enactments, and to provide for related matters.

UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment UncategorizedJune 1, BY staff United Nations Convention against Torture (hereinafter referred to as the Convention) came into force on J whereby the purpose was to effectively counter torture throughout the world.4 Introduction Through this submission to the 62 nd Committee on the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT), the Provedoria dos Direitos Humanos e Justiça (PDHJ) fulfils its obligation as an .CONVENTION AGAINST TORTURE and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.

The States Parties to this Convention, Considering that, in accordance with the principles proclaimed in the Charter of the United Nations, recognition of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in .