Additionally, the UN Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (1984), the European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment (1987), the Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture (1985) reject the use of torture methods.
What does CPT stand for?
CPT stands for Convention for the Prevention of Torture (Council of Europe)
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We have 378 other meanings of CPT in our Acronym Attic
- Confederation of Passenger Transport (UK)
- Consejo Permanente de Trabajadores (Spanish: Permanent Congress of Workers, Nicaragua)
- Constant Power Throttling
- Consumer Project on Technology
- Continuous Performance Test (Conners)
- Continuous Polyethylene
- Continuous Professional Training
- Contractor Provided Training
- Control Position Transducer
- Control Power Transformer
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Alongside the other initiatives for promoting minority rights and gender equality and fighting racism, as a result of the European Convention on Human Rights and in the service of promoting further civil and political rights, the following were also established: * The European Social Charter * The European Convention for the Prevention of Torture * The Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities * The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) * The Commissioner for Human Rights The grand jubilee, the 60th anniversary of the adoption of the European Convention on Human Rights, was marked in the run-up to the 15th anniversary of the accession of the Republic of Macedonia to the Council of Europe.
European Convention for the Prevention of Torture While the prohibition of torture and ill-treatment is laid down in many human rights treaties and represent a peremptory norm of international law, ("ius cogens"), many states still systematically practice torture.