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30 years of torture convention - states still failing on obligations

Headline Title:  30 years of torture convention - states still failing on obligations 09 December 2014 On the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention against Torture, Amnesty International is calling upon states not to obstruct efforts to prevent the appalling practice and to uphold their commitments under international law to bring it to an end.  While 156 states have ratified the Convention, a host of nations are still carrying out torture and are obstructing efforts to prevent, monitor, investigate and to bring about prosecutions.  “It is an outrage that the abhorrent…

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