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Call for inputs for the report on biopsychosocial dynamics conducive to torture and ill-treatment

Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment


In the present report, the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, Nils Melzer, explores the root causes of the current worldwide complacency with regard to torture and ill-treatment, based on welldocumented biopsychosocial patterns of self-deception and denial, and recommends the urgent and proactive incorporation of his science-based conclusions into ongoing, policy-based global governance reform processes, including the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment(PDF Download)(English)

Torture et autres peines ou traitements cruels, inhumainsou dégradants(PDF Download)(France)

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