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The Role of Forensic and Medical Sciences in the…

The Role of Forensic and Medical Sciences in the Investigation and Prevention of Torture and Other Ill-Treatment – Interactive dialogue
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Co-organized by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the Permanent Missions of Denmark and Switzerland, the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (ICRT), Amnesty International and the America

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Co-organized by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the Permanent Missions of Denmark and Switzerland, the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (ICRT), Amnesty International and the American University Washington College of Law Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law's Anti-Torture Initiative) Panelists: - Mr. Juan E. Méndez, Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or Punishment - Sir Nigel Rodley, Chair of the the Human Rights Committee (HRC) and former Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment - Mr. Steen Holger Hansen, MD, Deputy Chief Forensic Pathologist, Department of Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen Moderator: Ms. Miriam Reventlow, Director of Legal and Advocacy Team, International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT)