Tag Archives: Threshold for cruel inhuman or degrading treatment

Mandate, Activities, Role of Medical Personnel, and National Legal Standards – Thematic Report (Kooijmans 1987)

Mandate, Activities, and Thematic Issues – Thematic Report (Kooijmans 1986)

The Guardian – Guantánamo Bay Force Feeding Inhuman and Degrading, Says UN

May 2013 – Senior UN officials, including the Special Rapporteur on Torture, find that the practice of force feeding at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility is against international medical standards, as well as warnings that the indefinite detention of suspects by the US government amounts to cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment and should be stopped. Read the article here.