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Convention against Torture

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Convention against Torture is a treaty of international human rights law created by United Nations in 1984 that prohibits all kind of torture, any cruel, inhuman treatment or punishment harming the person's dignity.

The Convention also has the optional protocol that enables international organization for human rights investigators to research the prisons in a country that ratifies the protocol for knowing if any torturea or inhuman treatments or punishments prohibited by the Convention are done.

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