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Torture. An Expert's Confrontation with an Everyday Evil


In his six years as the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture, Manfred Nowak (BIM) was tasked with reviewing thousands of complaints of torture and detention, investigating facts and circumstances surrounding the global practice of torture, and drawing up recommendations aimed at combating torture. Now, in Torture. An Expert's Confrontation with an Everyday Evil, readers can get a firsthand glimpse of how modern-day torture is investigated and understood by those working on the frontlines of researching, addressing, and preventing it.

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