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Giri (on behalf of Giri and ors) v Nepal, Merits, UN Doc CCPR/C/101/D/1761/2008, IHRL 192 (UNHRC 2011), 24th March 2011, United Nations Human Rights Committee [UNHRC]

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Whether the treatment of the author amounted to ‘torture’ under Article 7 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (‘ICCPR’).

Whether the rights in Article 10(1) of the ICCPR were dependent upon socio-economic conditions within a State authority.

Keywords: Detention; Human rights, freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment; Human rights, right to liberty and security of person; Human rights, rights of persons deprived of their liberty; Torture

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Subjects: Public International Law ; International Law ; Law

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