Torture: An Expert’s Confrontation with an Everyday Evil

In this podcast, Professor Manfred Nowak shares his experiences from working as the UN’s Special Rapporteur on Torture between 2004-2010. Has torture increased or decreased globally? And what methods are necessary in order for states to prevent torture from happening? Mr Nowak later summarized, together with other UN experts, his experiences from the assignment into…

Lecture: Torture – An Expert’s Confrontation with an Everyday Evil”

“Whatever [the detainees] might have done, they truly deserve a world without torture and with humane conditions of detention”. Manfred Nowak After six years as UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, Manfred Nowak decided to summarize his impressions into a book: “Torture: An Expert’s Confrontation with an Everyday Evil“. Recently published, Nowak will now hold a…