Torture cruel inhuman or degrading treatment

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment


Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 39/46 of 10 December 1984 
entry into force 26 June 1987, in accordance with article 27 (1)

The States Parties to this Convention,

Considering that, in accordance with the principles proclaimed in the Charter of the United Nations, recognition of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world,


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