Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on Human Rights and Inhuman Treatment or Punishment, Final Report, Vienna, 27 March 2000

Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on Human Rights and Inhuman Treatment or Punishment, Final... 78 Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on Human Rights and Inhuman Treatment or Punishment, Final Report, Vienna, 27 March 2000 Editors' note: On 27 March 2000 the Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on Human Rights and Inhuman Treatment or Punishment was held Below are printed the background, executive summary and recommendations of the final report. FINAL REPORT I. BACKGROUND The OSCE held the first of three Supplementary Human Dimension Meetings for 2000 in Vienna on 27 March.' The meeting was dedicated to the topic "Human Rights and Inhuman Treatment or Punishment". The choice of the topic reflects the fact that inhuman treatment, in pre-trial detention as well as in the penitentiary system, is one of the most persistent and pertinent human rights issues in the OSCE region. It is a serious human rights violation affecting almost all participating States - developed democracies as well as states in transition. It is often an indicator of systemic shortcomings in the legal structure and the rule of law in a participating State. While combating and correcting the violation of human dimension commitments, including commitments against inhuman treatment or punishment, is first and foremost the responsibility of the participating States, it is also a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Helsinki Monitor (in 2008 continued as Security and Human Rights) Brill

Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on Human Rights and Inhuman Treatment or Punishment, Final Report, Vienna, 27 March 2000

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Martinus Nijhoff
Copyright
© 2000 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
ISSN
0925-0972
eISSN
1571-814X
D.O.I.
10.1163/157181400X00229
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78 Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on Human Rights and Inhuman Treatment or Punishment, Final Report, Vienna, 27 March 2000 Editors' note: On 27 March 2000 the Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on Human Rights and Inhuman Treatment or Punishment was held Below are printed the background, executive summary and recommendations of the final report. FINAL REPORT I. BACKGROUND The OSCE held the first of three Supplementary Human Dimension Meetings for 2000 in Vienna on 27 March.' The meeting was dedicated to the topic "Human Rights and Inhuman Treatment or Punishment". The choice of the topic reflects the fact that inhuman treatment, in pre-trial detention as well as in the penitentiary system, is one of the most persistent and pertinent human rights issues in the OSCE region. It is a serious human rights violation affecting almost all participating States - developed democracies as well as states in transition. It is often an indicator of systemic shortcomings in the legal structure and the rule of law in a participating State. While combating and correcting the violation of human dimension commitments, including commitments against inhuman treatment or punishment, is first and foremost the responsibility of the participating States, it is also a

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Helsinki Monitor (in 2008 continued as Security and Human Rights)Brill

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