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India, the UN and Torture

India, the UN and Torture A G Noorani ON December 10, 1984, Human Rights Day, the UN general assembly adopted by consensus, "without vote", a new 'CW vention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment'. One finds little press reportage on India's stand in the proceedings of the assembly on the subject. Will India ratify the Convention? MPs should grill government on this in the next session of Parliament.

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