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Published: 11 August 2011

260 Pages


ISBN: 9780199602193

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The Optional Protocol to the UN Convention Against Torture

Rachel Murray, Elina Steinerte, Malcolm Evans, and Antenor Hallo de Wolf

  • First book to analyse the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture, an important new instrument in the prevention of torture adopted in 2002
  • Gives a full overview of the role of national preventive mechanisms, which every party to the Protocol must establish, including an examination of what prevention means in this context
  • Based on three years of empirical research on the Optional Protocol and its impact