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The Ethics of Torture: Definitions, History, and Institutions  

Rebecca Evans

Print publication date:
Nov 2012
Online publication date:
Jan 2018
International law defines torture as the intentional infliction of intense suffering aimed at forcing someone to reveal information, punishing unwanted behavior or inspiring fear in a ... More

The Ethics of Torture in the Context of the War on Terror  

Rebecca Evans

Online publication date:
Dec 2019
Despite an absolute prohibition against torture, countries throughout the world continue to engage in ill-treatment and torture, often during times of national stress, when perceived others ... More

Postconflict Reparations  

Peter J. Dixon, Luke Moffett, and Adriana Rudling

Online publication date:
Apr 2019
The devastation brought by war leaves behind irreparable loss and destruction. Yet over the past 100 years there has been a concerted effort by states, both within their territory and ... More

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