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Learn More About International Legal Prohibitions Against Torture
5/7/2004 3:35 PM

International law defines and prohibits torture and establishes minimum rules to ensure the protection of persons in custody.  Click on the links below to read more.

 Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment  
 Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners  
 Geneva Convention Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War