Prohibition of inhumane or degrading treatment and torture

What the duty to provide humane and dignified treatment involves and how to evaluate whether there has been a violation?

Everyone has the right to humane and dignified treatment. This means that agents of the State must not only avoid treating you in an inhumane or degrading way, or torturing you, but must also actively protect and investigate any cases where such treatment has been done by someone else.

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Last updated 11/11/2018