Rodley, Nigel S.

The treatment of prisoners under international law / Sir Nigel Rodley with Matt Pollard. - 3rd ed. - Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009. - li, 697 p.

The response of the United Nations General Assembly to the challenge of torture -- The legal prohibition of torture and other ill-treatment -- What constitutes torture and other ill-treatment? -- The legal consequences of torture and other ill-treatment -- International mechanisms against torture and other ill-treatment -- Extra-legal executions -- The death penalty -- Enforced disappearance of prisoners : unacknowledged detention -- Conditions of imprisonment or detention -- Corporal punishment -- Guarantees against abuses of the human person : arbitrary arrest and detention -- International codes of ethics for professionals.

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Political prisoners -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Torture.

K5514 / .R6 2009

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