Torture in the Americas: The law and practice

Redress and CNDDHH

This report builds on the presentations and discussions of the Americas Regional Experts Meeting on the Law and Practice on Torture, as well as information shared by experts on the basis of their expertise and experience in litigation and advocacy on torture related issues. The participants completed a questionnaire regarding the law and practice of torture in their jurisdiction and made presentations at the meeting covering national practice as well as thematic issues. The meeting provided an opportunity to exchange information and experiences on litigating torture cases and advocating legal and institutional reforms.

Key wordsinternational law / LGBT+ / marginalised groups / organised violence / political prisoners / redress / torture

CountriesAfghanistan / Americas / Canada / Iraq / USA