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The United Nations Convention Against Torture: A Commentary

Author(s) By Professor Manfred Nowak (Director of the Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights, Professor of International Human Rights, University of Vienna, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, and a former Judge of the Human Rights Chamber for Bosnia and Herzegovnia), Elizabeth McArthur (Research Assistant, Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights and a former Human Rights Officer with the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights).
Publisher Oxford University Press
ISBN 9780199280001
Practice Area Criminal law & procedures
Format Hardback
Pages 1680
Published in United Kingdom
Published 27 Mar 2008
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This book explores the definition of torture in the United Nations Convention Against Torture, the obligations of States parties and provisions for international monitoring. Full commentary provides historical context and thorough analysis of case-law and practice from monitoring bodies and international, regional, and domestic courts.

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