Conference to enhance the use of forensic evidence to expose torture

Today is the first day of our conference in Washington, D.C. on  the use of forensic evidence in the fight against torture. Speakers will include current UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan Mendez; Claudio Grossman, the chair of the UN Committee against Torture; and other legal and medical experts on torture and documentation from around the world.

To follow the conference, you can watch the webcast from our partners the American University Washington College of Law (Wednesday and Thursday) or follow us on Twitter, where we will use the event hashtag #ExposeTorture.

Here is the full agenda of the event.


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  1. #1 by Martin Edwin Andersen on 23/12/2014 - 02:55

    See the story behind Horacio Verbitsky’s “Confessiones of an Argentine Dirty Warrior” … when those claiming to fight torture in fact themselves knowingly and hideously mutilate the truth. @

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