[JURIST] Senior UN officials urged [press release] the international community on Thursday to end the practice of torture in celebration of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture [official website]. "As we honour the victims on this International Day, let us pledge to strengthen our efforts to eradicate this heinous practice," said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon [official website]. The Secretary-General praised the unilateral ban on all forms of torture in the Convention Against Torture [text] but expressed concern…
UN rights officials call for end to torture
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