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HUMAN RIGHTS TALK: Nothing can justify torture - From Legal Prohibition to Enforcement and Implementation

Manfred NOWAK (University of Vienna, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights, former UN Special Rapporteur on Torture), Gerald STABEROCK (World Organisation Against Torture – OMCT), Henri TIPHAGNE (President of the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development, Director of the Human Rights Organisation People`s Watch - India) and Edita LINTL (Management - team HEMAYAT) will be discussing the core challenges in enforcing the absolute prohibition of torture and how it can be ensured that victims of torture have effective access to remedy and receive adequate reparations, including rehabilitation.

A livestream of todays HUMAN RIGHTS TALK: "Nothing can justify torture - From Legal Prohibition to Enforcement and Implementation" will be available from 19:00.

The event is held in English!

The discussion is organized by the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights in cooperation with the Research Platform “Human Rights in the European Context” of the University of Vienna, the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and the Austrian League of Human Rights. The event is part of the Action Week Vienna +20 that takes place on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the World Conference on Human Rights. For more information, please visit: www.viennaplus20.org.

Furthermore we would like to point out that the recordings of previous HUMAN RIGHTS TALKS are available at http://zige.tv/.

Following the discussion, the Research Platform “Human Rights in the European Context” and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights would like to invite you to join the subsequent reception.

The series of events takes place in cooperation with juridikum, journal for critique | justice | society, derStandard.at and zige.tv
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The admission is free, for logistical reasons we ask you to register at humanrightstalk@univie.ac.at!

Location: 
Aula des Uni Campus Altes AKH (1. Hof, Spitalgasse 2-4, 1090 Wien)