This chapter looks in detail at the role of the Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture, the international visiting body. It outlines its membership and recent increase in membership and the implications this has for its operation. It looks at its mandate, outlining where it has visited so far and how it has dealt with the issue of national preventive mechanisms.
Keywords: Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture; visits; prevention; national preventive mechanisms; international; national
Chapter. 13757 words.
Subjects: Public International Law
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