HRIC Visiting Seminar Series -The prohibition against torture, inhuman and degrading treatment and punishment: what does Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights mean?

5 December 2017, 1.00 PM - 5 December 2017, 2.00 PM

John Wadham

Moot Court, 8-10 Berkley Square, Bristol, BS8 1HU

The Human Rights Implementation Centre welcomes John Wadham, a visiting fellow, as a guest speaker to deliver a talk ‘The prohibition against torture, inhuman and degrading treatment and punishment: What does Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights mean?’

  • An absolute right
  • Protected by the criminal law
  • Visits by the Committee for the Prevention of Torture
  • The UN's Convention Against Torture
  • The Optionsal Protocol, the Sub-Committe and the National Preventive Mechanism

John is an independent consultant and solicitor and Chair of the United Kingdoms National Preventative Mechanism. Visiting Fellow at the University of Bristol. Previously Executive Director - INTERIGHTS; General Counsel - EHRC; and Deputy Chair – IPC

Book now

This event is free, but please book via the eventbrite page https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-prohibition-against-torture-inhuman-and-degrading-treatment-and-punishment-tickets-39180616278

Cancellation policy

It would be greatly appreciated by the HRIC and our guests if you could inform us at least a day before, if you are unable to attend this event.  

Contact information

If you have any queries relating to this event, please contact Suzanne Mills (HRIC administrator) T: 0117 39 40055 or E: suzanne.mills@bristol.ac.uk

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