Human Rights Law

A lot of states that sign on to torture conventions

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Unformatted text preview: h 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 info or a confession, punishing him for an act he or a third person committed or is suspected of having committed, or intimidating or coercing him or a third person, or for any reason based on discrimination of any kind, when such pain or summering is inflicted by or at the instigation of or with the consent or acquiescence of a public official or other person acting in an official capacity. • But questions over terms: • Differ...
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