For a selection of recommended international resources on the prevention of torture, see below.
Defence for Children International, Practical Guide to Monitoring places where children are deprived of their liberty, 2016
OSCE/IRCT, The Copenhagen Declaration on Torture and Detention, 2014
UN Committee against Torture, General Comment No.3: Implementation of Article 14 (CAT/C/GC/3), 2012
Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture, Guidelines on national preventive mechanisms (CAT/OP/12/5), 2010
Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture, The concept of prevention of torture under the Optional Protocol to the Convention (CAT/OP/12/6), 2010
UNODC, Handbook on Prisoners with Special Needs, Criminal Justice Handbook Series, 2009
APT, Guide to the Establishment and Designation of National Preventative Mechanisms, 2006
UN OHCHR, Istanbul Protocol: Manual on the effective investigation and documentation of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, 2004
Amnesty International, Combating torture – A Manual for Action, 2003
APT, Monitoring Places of Detention: A practical guide for NGOs, 2002
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