Amnesty International - Torture

Amnesty International (AI) was founded in 1961. The international institution hires for the worldwide approval of articles 18 and 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In the annual report Amnesty International examines the worldwide situation of human rights and offers detailed information for different countries regarding this topic. It is mentioned in which countries torture took place, but not of which it was arranged or executed. Amnesty International defines torture as it is mentioned in the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of 1984.


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