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Published: 27 March 2008

1,680 Pages

234x156mm

ISBN: 9780199280001


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The United Nations Convention Against Torture

A Commentary

Professor Manfred Nowak and Elizabeth McArthur

Oxford Commentaries on International Law

  • Offers thorough article-by-article commentary with historical context and analysis of relevant case-law from monitoring bodies, and international, regional, and domestic courts
  • Provides easy access to and detailed discussion of the practice of the UN Committee Against Torture
  • Highly topical in view of allegations of torture in Guantanamo and Iraq and of attempts to extradite persons considered to be 'threats to national security' to States where they may be at risk of torture
  • Illustrates a model of universal jurisdiction for grave breaches of human rights
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