The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Revises Chinese-Language Version of Anti-Torture Manual (in Chinese)

November 22, 2004

The Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights has issued a revised Chinese-language version of its "Manual on the Effective Investigation and Documentation of Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment." The new version is now available at the following link:
Torture Investigation Manual in Chinese.

Individuals and organizations in China may be able to use the manual to improve Chinese government adherence to international human rights norms forbidding torture.