TITLE

Torture: An Overview

AUTHOR(S)
Paul, Ian; Renneboog, Richard M.J.
PUB. DATE
March 2017
SOURCE
Canadian Points of View: Torture;2017, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
General information regarding torture is presented. The author reviews the historical use of torture to obtain information or confessions and as a means of punishment. The establishment of the Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture and its mandate of rehabilitating and assisting torture victims seeking asylum in Canada is discussed. Particular focus is given to the debate regarding allegations of torture against the U.S. in connection with the War on Terror.
ACCESSION #
28675123

 

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