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Title The Optional Protocol to the UN Convention Against Torture / Rachel Murray [and others]
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011

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Description 1 online resource (xx, 241 pages)
Contents The origins and background of OPCAT -- Drafting OPCAT : towards deadlock : 1991-2000 -- The text of OPCAT -- The scope of OPCAT -- The role of the Subcommittee on Prevention on Torture (SPT) -- The role of NPMs -- OPCAT within the broader UN and regional systems -- Regional trends toward ratification and implementation of OPCAT -- Conclusion: Emerging trends and the future of OPCAT
Summary The Optional Protocol to the United Nations Convention Against Torture was adopted in 2002 and provides for the establishment of national preventive mechanisms to stop torture from happening. This work sets out the powers of these mechanisms, their role within the international framework against torture, and suggests best practices
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject United Nations. Committee against Torture.
SUBJECT United Nations. Committee against Torture fast
Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (1984 December 10). Protocols, etc. (2002 December 18) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n2011077359
Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment fast
Subject Torture (International law)
Torture -- Prevention
Torture (International law)
Torture -- Prevention
Form Electronic book
Author Murray, Rachel (Rachel H.)
ISBN 0191729485
9780191729485