India: ICJ legal opinion on the revised prevention of torture bill

Vrinda Grover, the ICJ South Asia Advocate for India, prepared a legal opinion on the Revised 2010 Prevention of Torture Bill.

The ICJ legal opinion sets out eighteen recommendations on how India may better comply with its obligations under the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT) as well as the United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR).

India-opinion prevention torture-legal submission-2012 (full text in English, PDF)

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