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Timings and topics can be found below.
Timings and topics
1.30: Personal experience of torture.
5.20: The definition of torture.
7.00: Solitary confinement.
11.20: The challenges of fact-finding missions and lack of state co-operation.
13.55: Worst violators.
16.30: Situation in Libya.
18.55: Mechanisms for transitional justice.
21.45: Syria, the Security Council and the ‘responsibility to protect’.
25.15: Guantanamo Bay and Bradley Manning.
28.30: Is torture justified?
35.20: A victim-focused approach.
38.10: Bush’s torture memos.
40.45: Assessment of the International Criminal Court (ICC).
44.30: Evidence obtained under torture: removing incentives.
48.35: Obama administration’s ‘violation of international obligations’.
49.40: Torture undermines civil society.
53.50: The ICC and African states / non-state immunity.
56.10: Collateral damage: term been ‘grossly abused’.
58.40: Arbitrary detention.
1.00.45: Why does torture happen?
1.02.50: Hopes for the future: ‘We can abolish torture like we abolished slavery.’