Anti-torture laws

The Torture Victim Protection Act of 1991 TVPA Pub.L. 102 256, H.R. 2092, 106 Stat. 73, enacted March 12, 1992 is a statute that allows for the filing
Against Torture have a treaty obligation to include the provisions into municipal law The laws of many states therefore formally prohibit torture However
the military, law enforcement agencies, intelligence agencies, health care services, and other public organizations. While the term torture is defined
Convention against Torture and other international treaties and disregard for the prohibition of torture enshrined in Bahraini law Torture was routine practice
Anti - terrorism legislation are laws with the purpose of fighting terrorism. They usually, if not always, follow specific bombings or assassinations. Anti - terrorism
the U.S. invasion of Iraq started, concluding that federal laws related to use of torture and other abuse did not apply to agents interrogating foreigners
affiliated organisations in its SOS - Torture Network, the OMCT aims at accompanying, reinforcing and protecting anti - torture organisations in particular in
Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment or shortly Committee for the Prevention of Torture CPT is the anti - torture committee
Ethical arguments have arisen regarding torture and its debated value to society. Despite worldwide condemnation and the existence of treaty provisions

binding force. This allows state parties to pass domestic laws that permit acts of torture that they believe are within the lawful sanctions clause. However
constitute torture appeal to various laws national or international use of a jurisdictional argument, claim of overriding need the use of torture by proxy
allegations of torture made by the opposition to the war, represented in particular by the French Communist Party PCF and other anti - militarist circles
Medical torture describes the involvement of, or sometimes instigation by, medical personnel in acts of torture either to judge what victims can endure
Water cure is a form of torture in which the victim is forced to drink large quantities of water in a short time, resulting in gastric distension, water
Committee Against Torture CAT is a body of human rights experts that monitors implementation of the United Nations Convention against Torture by state parties
Papua ALDP Alliance of Civil Society for Anti - Torture SIKAP and Rehabilitation Action for Torture Victims in Aceh RATA Iran: Organization for
Cock and ball torture CBT penis torture or dick torture is a sexual activity involving application of pain or constriction to the penis or testicles
Anti - clericalism is opposition to religious authority, typically in social or political matters. Historical anti - clericalism has mainly been opposed to
U.S. policies that help end the use of torture by other governments U.S. laws policies and actions on torture have a profound impact for better or
Anti - communism is a political movement and ideology opposed to communism. It has been prominent in resistance movements against communism under socialist

techniques, generally held to involve torture of foreign detainees. The memoranda also argued that international humanitarian laws such as the Geneva Conventions
The government enacted the anti - torture law called Torture and Custodial Death Prevention Act, in 2013. However, torture is widely used by Bangladeshi
Committee for the Prevention of Torture INGO - CAT Russian: Комите т по предотвраще нию пы ток, founded as Committee Against Torture is a Russian non - governmental
famine was due in part to Anti - Catholic laws In the 17th and 18th centuries, Irish Catholics had been prohibited by the penal laws from purchasing or leasing
and Black Magic Act, 2013 is a criminal law act for the state of Maharashtra, India, originally drafted by anti - superstition activist and the founder of
living in Uganda. Existing laws criminalise homosexual behavior with prison sentences lasting up to 14 years. These laws are remnants of British colonialism
government to reaffirm commitment to abolish anti - human rights laws including detention without trial laws and sosma The Online Citizen, 25 8 2018 - Respect
systematic use of torture in Turkey was first observed by Amnesty International AI after the 1971 Turkish coup d etat. The torture and ill - treatment
The Dima Yakovlev Law Russian: Закон Димы Яковлева Dima Yakovlev Bill, Dima Yakovlev Act, anti - Magnitsky law or Federal law of Russian Federation
charged with some form of criminal association under Italy s anti - mafia and anti - terrorist laws The first World Social Forum WSF in 2001 was an initiative

Istanbul Protocol

The Manual on Effective Investigation and Documentation of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, commonly known as the Istan...

Torture Victim Protection Act of 1991

The Torture Victim Protection Act of 1991 is a statute that allows for the filing of civil suits in the United States against individuals who, acting in an o...