The Poverty Barrier: The Right to Rehabilitation for Survivors of Torture in the UK

Jo Pettitt, Fredom from Torture

The complex interrelationship between torture and poverty has been the subject of growing interest in recent years in line with the global recognition that all human rights, including civil and political and socio-economic rights, are 'universal, indivisible and interdependent and interrelated' and there has long been acknowledgement of its significance for the mandate of the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture.

Key wordsasylum seekers / poverty / refugees / rehabilitation / torture / treatment