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”.
Access the document here.
Documentary: “Oil and Death Squads in Colombia”Read Story
Documental: “Escuadrones de petróleo y de la muerte en Colombia”Read Story
Maite Parejo participates in the event “La memoire indélébile des crimes...Read Story
Evento: “Proceso internacional por crímenes de lesa humanidad de la guerra...Read Story
PRESS RELEASE – British Lawyers in Geneva Call on the United Nations to...Read Story
BBC: “La “Masacre de Octubre” va a juicio en Estados Unidos:...Read Story
Event: “Prosecuting International Crimes: Expert Meeting on the...Read Story
Event: “The Indelible Memory of Crimes”, with Maite Parejo SousaRead Story
Event: “Attacking health: the end of international humanitarian law?”...Read Story
Publication of the Book: “The Rule of Law in Developing Countries: The case of...Read Story
Just Security: Toby Cadman Rejoinder to Government of BangladeshRead Story
Toby Cadman in TRT World: Can the charity sector survive a trust crisis?Read Story