Mr Assange has been deliberately exposed, for a period of several years, to progressively severe forms of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
or punishment, the cumulative effect of which can only be described as psychological torture," he said, RIA Novosti reported.
The SPT, founded in 2007, aims to establish a system of regular visits to places where people are deprived of their liberty in order to prevent torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
24 -- Last week, the investigative journalistic world got a severe shock: the United States strongly consider that the United Nations Convention Against Torture which universally ban "cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
" does not apply to C.I.A.
The two organizations in a joint statement also called on the EU to close current legal loopholes which effectively allow the promotion and provision of technical training in the use of devices and technologies that can easily be used by law enforcers for acts of torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
The National Center of the Kyrgyz Republic for Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment
or Punishment in cooperation with the NGO "Youth Human Rights Group" and Penal Reform International (PRI) in Central Asia, will hold a seminar for members of the Coordinating Council of the National Centre and representatives of civil society organizations, which monitor human rights violations in institutions of deprivation and restrictions of freedom on April 5-8.
They will allege the fact they were forced to leave the country to end their pregnancies amounted to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
As we mark International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, I call on Member States to step up efforts to assist all those who have suffered from torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
In this context, he noted that the Public Prosecutor established a Special Investigation Unit (SIU) which is authorised to investigate claims of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
or punishment, according to international standards and the Istanbul Protocol's Manual on the Effective Investigation and Documentation of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment
or Punishment, adding that SIU, led by a Chief Prosecutor and seven experienced judges, has, under the supervision of the Public Prosecutor, investigated all cases of death and allegations of ill-treatment and torture associated with the 2011 events independently.
Human rights campaign groups accused the doctors involved of acting in contravention of medical ethics which prohibit them from engaging in acts of torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
Mr Melia welcomed the planned visits to Bahrain by United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment
Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment
or Punishment all require respect for international and absolute prohibition on the use of torture.
Speaking at the opening, in Rabat, of the high level Conference on "the role of human rights national institutions in preventing torture in Africa," El Hiba recalled, in this regard, that Morocco had signed the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment
or Punishment on January 18, 1986 and ratified the same Convention on June 21, 1993.