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Published: 26 May 2011

752 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199693566

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The Treatment of Prisoners under International Law

Third Edition

Nigel Rodley and Matt Pollard

  • New paperback edition of the groundbreaking book on the human rights of prisoners and detainees
  • The only book that addresses the treatment of prisoners worldwide
  • Comprehensive and critical analysis of the many developments in the field in the last ten years, including the measures taken by the US in the wake of 9/11 and its war against terror
  • Written by the undisputed expert in the field
  • Major new developments reflected in the new edition: the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court , Convention against Disappearances, Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture (establishing preventive machinery to visit people deprived of freedom), Extensive case law of both Committees, the European and Inter-American Courts of Human Rights, the International Criminal Tribunals for the Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, and the International Court of Justice, Some landmark national decisions, especially from the UK and the US

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