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Title: The International Law of Torture: From Universal Proscription to Effective Application and Enforcement
Available From: http://www.law.harvard.edu/students/orgs/hrj/iss14/nagan.shtml
Description: This article, by Winston Nagan and Lucie Atkins, provides a good overview of the history of torture law and an explanation of United Nations Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment's legal definition of torture. It also provides information on the UN's human rights mechanisms dealing with torture, as well as European and U.S. case law related to torture.
Published at 14 Harvard Human Rights Journal 87-121 (2001).
EISIL Categories: Home > International Human Rights > Protection from Torture, Ill-Treatment, & Disappearance
Keywords: torture
Language(s): English
Site Administrator: Harvard Human Rights Journal
HLSHRJ@law.harvard.edu


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