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Torture and impunity in Jordan"s prisons

Christoph Wilcke

Torture and impunity in Jordan"s prisons

reforms fail to tackle widespread abuse.

by Christoph Wilcke

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Published by Human Rights Watch in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prisoners -- Abuse of -- Jordan,
  • Torture -- Jordan,
  • Prisoners -- Civil rights -- Jordan,
  • Prisons -- Government policy -- Jordan,
  • Human rights -- Jordan

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesJordan, torture and impunity in Jordan"s prisons
    ContributionsHuman Rights Watch (Organization)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV9392.25.A5 W55 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination91 p. ;
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23536972M
    ISBN 10156432382X
    ISBN 109781564323828
    LC Control Number2009294361

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Human Rights Watch's evidence suggests that five. Torture and death in America’s prisons 15 July Viewed from the high-rise multi-million-dollar apartments lining the South side of New York’s Central Park, colloquially referred to as.

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Check the original document to verify al document to verify accuracy. The use of sex and sexual humiliation as torture in Abu Ghraib and the other American prisons in Iraq is endemic to the American prison. Psychological and physical sexual torture is exacerbated by the underlying policy of denying prisoners any volitional sex, making the only two forms of sexual activity that are physically possible.

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Human rights in Jordan are among the best and most respected in the Middle gh recently there have been far-reaching reforms of the laws and regulations in the country, abuses against basic rights such as freedom of expression persisted.

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