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" torture" means any act by which 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 information or a confession, punishing him for an act he or a third... "
Human Rights Watch World Report 1992: Events of 1991 - Page 723
edited by - 1991 - 928 pages
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Children in Northern Ireland: Abused by Security Forces and Paramilitaries

Lois Whitman - Abused children - 1992 - 100 pages
...the anti-torture provisions even in a time of public emergency that threatens the life of the nation. any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether...him or a third person information or a confession, punishing him for an act he or a third person has committed or is suspected of having committed, or...
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Torture and Its Consequences: Current Treatment Approaches

Metin Başoğlu - Medical - 1992 - 527 pages
...Degrading Treatment of Punishment (1985) is the most widely used definition of torture. It prohibits: Any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether...him or a third person information or a confession, punishing him for an act he or a third person has committed or is suspected of having committed, or...
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The Nazi Doctors and the Nuremberg Code : Human Rights in Human ...

George J. Annas Edward R. Utley Professor of Health Law, Medicine Michael A. Grodin Associate Professor of Philosophy and Associate Director of Law, and Ethics Program both of the Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health - History - 1992 - 400 pages
...experimentation done without consent: For the purpose of this Convention, the term "torture" means any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether...obtaining from him or a third person information. . . . However, because none of the existing conventions of the United Nations deal in a detailed manner...
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Individual Responsibility in International Law for Serious Human Rights ...

Lyal S. Sunga - Law - 1992 - 227 pages
...ASPECTS OF THE UN TORTURE CONVENTION Article 1 defines 'torture' as: ... any act by which severe pain and suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally...him or a third person information or a confession, punishing him for an act he or a third person has committed or is suspected of having committed, or...
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The Handling of Detainees by UK Intelligence Personnel in Afghanistan ...

Great Britain. Intelligence and Security Committee - Technology & Engineering - 2005 - 45 pages
...Treatment or Punishment states that: "For the purposes of this Convention, the term 'torture ' means any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether...him or a third person information or a confession, punishing him for an act he or a third person has committed or is suspected of having committed, or...
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Women and Children First: Feminism, Rhetoric, and Public Policy

Sharon M. Meagher, Patrice DiQuinzio - Philosophy - 2012 - 271 pages
...barred from torturing their citizens: For the purposes of this Convention, the term "torture" means any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether...him or a third person information or a confession, punishing him for an act he or a third person has committed or is suspected of having committed, or...
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The Rights of Refugees under International Law

James C. Hathaway - Political Science - 2005
...(Torture Convention), at Art. 1(1): "For the purposes of this Convention, the term 'torture' means any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether...him or a third person information or a confession, punishing him for an act he or a third person has committed or is suspected of having committed, or...
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Global Civil Society 2005/6

Helmut K Anheier, Marlies Glasius, Mary Kaldor - Political Science - 2005 - 487 pages
...Kamada-Kawai (KK) spring optimisation function uses the shortest path distance between nodes. Torture. Any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether...him or a third person information or a confession, punishing him for an act he or a third person has committed or is suspected of having committed, or...
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Ethics, Law and Society

Jennifer Gunning, Søren Holm - Law - 2006 - 326 pages
...following wording in Articles 1 & 2 Article 1 1 . For the purposes of this Convention, torture means any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether...him or a third person information or a confession, punishing him for an act he or a third person has committed or is suspected of having committed, or...
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Non-discrimination and Equality in the View of the UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies

Wouter Vandenhole - Law - 2005 - 293 pages
...suffering might be inflicted on a person: For the purposes of this Convention, the term "torture" means any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether...him or a third person information or a confession, punishing him for an act he or a third person has committed or is suspected of having committed, or...
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