Chatham House: Independent thinking on international affairs

Event

Enforcing the Absolute Prohibition Against Torture

Monday 10 September 2012 18:00 to 19:00 BST

Location

Chatham House, London

Participants

Juan Méndez, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture
Chair: Sir Emyr Jones Parry, Chair of Board of Trustees, Redress 


Type: Members Events

Despite its absolute prohibition by international law, the practice of torture pervades in many countries. Although domestic and international courts are increasingly recognizing the rights of torture victims to seek remedy and reparation, practical obstacles remain. The speaker will discuss these challenges and the global efforts to eradicate torture.

The event will be followed by a reception.

LIVE STREAM: The event will be live streamed for members only. The live stream will be made available here at 18:00 BST on Monday 10 September. 

For more information please contact the Members Events Team 

Juan Mendez – Enforcing the Absolute Prohibition Against Torture
Juan Mendez Q and A: Enforcing the Absolute Prohibition Against Torture

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Additional Q&A File(s):

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Audio (MP3) Juan Mendez – Enforcing the Absolute Prohibition Against Torture (Click to download)

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Filesize: 19.21 MB, Length: 27:53

Audio (MP3) Q&A Recording (Click to download)

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Filesize: 24.06 MB, Length: 34:57

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