Convention Against Torture Research Paper

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The UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel , Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment describes torture as,

“Any act in which extreme pain or suffering, whether physical or emotional, is intentionally inflicted on a person to extract information or a confession from him or from a third party” (Paust, 2005, p817).

The person shall be prosecuted for an act committed by him or a third party, or on suspicion of committing the act. Public authority typically stirs up such a person’s pain or misery.

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