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Question 1: Organizations like ________ argue that the universal legal prohibition is based on a universal philosophical consensus that torture and ill-treatment are repugnant, abhorrent, and immoral.
Human rightsUnited Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesAmnesty InternationalAung San Suu Kyi

Question 2: The last European jurisdictions to abolish legal torture were Portugal (1828) and the canton of ________ in Switzerland (1851).
AarauSt. GallenLucerneGlarus

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  Article 4 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union prohibits torture.
  An 1858 illustration from the French newspaper, Le Monde Illustré, of the torture and execution of a French missionary in China by slow slicing.
  Map of the world with parties to the Convention against Torture shaded dark green, states that have signed but not ratified the treaty in light green, and non-parties in gray
  Map of the world with the states parties to the International Criminal Court (as of June 2008) shown in green, states that have signed but not ratified the treaty in orange, and non-parties in gray

Question 4: sexually transmitted diseases, musculo-skeletal problems, brain injury, post-traumatic epilepsy and ________ or chronic pain syndromes.
Parkinson's diseaseAlzheimer's diseaseHuntington's diseaseDementia

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  Map of the world with parties to the Convention against Torture shaded dark green, states that have signed but not ratified the treaty in light green, and non-parties in gray
  An 1858 illustration from the French newspaper, Le Monde Illustré, of the torture and execution of a French missionary in China by slow slicing.
  Medieval torture rack
  Map of the world with parties to the Convention against Torture shaded dark green, states that have signed but not ratified the treaty in light green, and non-parties in gray

Question 6:
Torture, Morality and Crime are all:
Crimes against humanity All accuracy disputes Morality Torture

Question 7: On December 10, 1948 the ________ adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).
United Nations Security CouncilUnited Nations Industrial Development OrganizationUnited Nations Trusteeship CouncilUnited Nations General Assembly

Question 8: What does the following picture show?

  Medieval torture rack
  Article 4 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union prohibits torture.
  A rack in the Tower of London
  An 1858 illustration from the French newspaper, Le Monde Illustré, of the torture and execution of a French missionary in China by slow slicing.

Question 9: When Guy Fawkes was arrested for his role in the ________ of 1605 he was tortured until he revealed all he knew about the plot.
Christopher WrightGuy Fawkes NightRobert CatesbyGunpowder Plot

Question 10:
Torture, Habeas corpus and Sovereignty are all:
Criminal law All pages needing cleanup Morality Philosophy of law
















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