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Lecture:CAT Article 3, Day 2 Part 2

last updated Apr 30, 2010

UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Manfred Nowak gives a presentation at the 'Training Programme for Lawyers on Convention Against Torture Claims and Refugee Law' organised by the Hong Kong Academy of Law between 14-17 December 2009. The lecture focuses on the importance of Article 3 on the Convention Against Torture (CAT), which prohibits parties from returning, extraditing or refouling any person to a state "where there are substantial grounds for believing that he would be in danger of being subjected to torture"

The following lecture was recorded during the "Training Programme for Lawyers" on 14 December 2009 in Hongkong.