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Istanbul Protocol

Istanbul Protocol

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Manual on the Effective Investigation and Documentation of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
Manual on the Effective Investigation and Documentation of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

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OFFICE OF THE UNITED NATIONSHIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTSGeneva
PROFESSIONAL TRAINING SERIES No. 8/Rev.1
UNITED NATIONSNew York and Geneva, 2004
IstanbulProtocol
Manual on the Effective Investigation and Documentation of Torture and Other Cruel,Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment 
 
UNITED NATIONS PUBLICATION
Sales No
. E.04.XIV.3ISBN 92-1-116726-4ISSN 1020-1688
NOTE
The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country,territory, city or area, or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of itsfrontiers or boundaries.** *Material contained in this publication may be freely quoted or reprinted, pro-vided credit is given and a copy of the publication containing the reprinted materialis sent to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations,1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland.
ISBN 92-1-154156-5HR/P/PT/8/Rev.1
 
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Manual on the Effective Investigation and Documentation of Torture andOther Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
Istanbul Protocol
Submitted to theUnited Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights9 August 1999P
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ORGANIZATIONS
Action for Torture Survivors (HRFT), GenevaAmnesty International, LondonAssociation for the Prevention of Torture, GenevaBehandlungszentrum für Folteropfer, BerlinBritish Medical Association (BMA), LondonCenter for Research and Application of Philosophy and Human Rights, Hacettepe University, AnkaraCenter for the Study of Society and Medicine, Columbia University, New York Centre Georges Devereux, University of Paris VIII, ParisCommittee against Torture, GenevaDanish Medical Association, CopenhagenDepartment of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, University of Colombo, ColomboEthics Department, Dokuz Eylül Medical Faculty, Izmir, TurkeyGaza Community Mental Health Programme, GazaGerman Medical Association, BerlinHuman Rights Foundation of Turkey (HRFT), AnkaraHuman Rights Watch, New York Indian Medical Association and the IRCT, New DelhiIndochinese Psychiatric Clinic, Boston, United States of AmericaInstitute for Global Studies, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Unites StatesInstituto Latinoamericano de Salud Mental, SantiagoInternational Committee of the Red Cross, GenevaInternational Federation of Health and Human Rights Organizations, Amsterdam, The NetherlandsInternational Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT), CopenhagenJohannes Wier Foundation, Amsterdam, The NetherlandsLawyers Committee for Human Rights, New York Physicians for Human Rights Israel, Tel AvivPhysicians for Human Rights Palestine, GazaPhysicians for Human Rights USA, BostonProgram for the Prevention of Torture, Inter-American Institute of Human Rights,San JoséSociety of Forensic Medicine Specialists, Istanbul, TurkeySpecial Rapporteur on Torture, GenevaSurvivors International, San Francisco, United StatesThe Center for Victims of Torture (CVT), Minneapolis, United StatesThe Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture, LondonThe Trauma Centre for Survivors of Violence and Torture, Cape Town, South AfricaTurkish Medical Association, AnkaraWorld Medical Association, Ferney-Voltaire, France

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