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Juan E. Mendez, Special Rapporteur on torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment - Press Conference
22 Oct 2013 -  Juan E. Mendez, Special Rapporteur on torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, reflects on targeted areas of the ongoing review of the Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners (adopted in 1955) and offers a set of procedural standards and safeguards from the perspective of the prohibition of torture or other ill-treatment that should, as a matter of law and policy, be applied, at a minimum, to all cases of deprivation of liberty.
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