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Education resources on torture

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Resources to support students to understand the current situation of torture worldwide and the right to freedom from torture.


Two one hour lessons for students to use UN Convention Against Torture definitions to judge which interrogation techniques amount to torture, then consider whether governments should be allowed to interrogate terrorist suspects using these methods.

Online Learning

The Right to Freedom from Torture

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Clearly define torture
  • Identify the unique status of torture and other ill-treatment under international law
  • Explain the current situation of torture worldwide
  • Take action to stop torture and other ill-treatment.