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2018

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Claudio M. Grossman

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Rehabilitation In Article 14 Of The Convention Against Torture And Other Cruel, Inhuman, Or Degrading Treatment Or Punishment, Claudio M. Grossman, Nora Sevaass, Felice Gaer Dec 2017

Rehabilitation In Article 14 Of The Convention Against Torture And Other Cruel, Inhuman, Or Degrading Treatment Or Punishment, Claudio M. Grossman, Nora Sevaass, Felice Gaer

Claudio M. Grossman

Persons exposed to torture have suffered serious attacks on their lives, relationships, health, and sense of dignity. The torture they experienced will remain a part of them even if they manage to move ahead and work through the pain. The destructive power of torture affects life on so many levels: mind and body, values and relationships, and the capacity for work and leisure. Providing opportunities to reconstruct lives after torture should be a priority in the international effort to prevent and prohibit torture.

International recognition of the right to redress, including rehabilitation for all victims of torture and other cruel, …