Expert seminar on freedom from torture and ill treatment and persons with disabiliities

OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS (OHCHR)
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December 2007
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The aim of this seminar and associated seminars is threefold: first, to properly identify and define torture and ill treatment in light of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; second, to distinguish the forms of torture that affect disabled people the most; third, to mainstream the rights of persons with disabilities within the work of the United Nations human rights mechanisms

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Freedom from torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment and persons with disabilities
Geneva
11 December 2007
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