Guernica 37
Guernica 37

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, 1984

The Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment establishes a complete prohibition of torture and obliges States to take measures to prevent its practice.

Moreover, the treaty includes the non-refoulement provision thus prohibiting parties from returning, extraditing, or refouling any person to a state “where there are substantial grounds for believing that he would be in danger of being subjected to torture”.

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