Published in July 2018.
This module is a resource for lecturers
This section recommends advanced readings for students interested in exploring the topic(s) of this Module in more detail, and for lecturers teaching the Module.
International/regional human rights framework
- Mavronicola, Natasa (2015). " Crime, Punishment and Article 3 ECHR: Puzzles and Prospects of Applying an Absolute Right in a Penal Context." Human Rights Law Review, vol.15, no. 4, pp. 721-743.
- Association for the Prevention of Torture (2016). Guide on anti-torture legislation . Geneva: APT.
- Schriewer, Berenike (2010). " Why Not Torture Terrorists: Moral, Practical and Legal Aspects of the Ticking Bomb Justification for Torture / Torture, Terror and Trade-Offs - Philosophy for the White House." German Yearbook of International Law, vol. 53, pp.1024-1027.
- Rodley, Nigel, and Matt Pollard (2006). "Criminalisation of Torture: State Obligations under the United Nations Convention against Torture." European Human Rights Law Review, issue 2, pp.115-141.
- Mujuzi, Jamil D. (2006). " An analysis of the approach to the right to freedom from torture adopted by the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights." African Human Rights Law Journal, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 423-441.
- Salinas de Friás, Ana-María, Katja L. H. Samuel and Nigel D. White (2012). Counter-Terrorism: International Law and Practice. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Chs 5, 20, 21 and 22.
- Duffy, Helen (2015). The 'War on Terror' and the Framework of International Law. Cambridge University Press.
- Heller, Kevin J. (2017). " Initial Thoughts on the ICC's Decision to Investigate Afghanistan." Opinio Juris, 3 November.
- Ahsan, Khwaja A., and Namra Gillani (2014). " Criminalizing Torture in Pakistan." University College Lahore Human Rights Review, vol. II.
- Ewulum, Boniface E., and Obina Onyebuchi Mbanugo (2015). " The Position of Torture in the Investigation of Terrorism related Crimes in Nigeria." Journal of Law, Policy, and Globalization, vol. 39.
- United Nations, Committee Against Torture (2016). Report of the Special Rapporteur on Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment on his mission to Sri Lanka . 22 December. A/HRC/34/54/Add.2.
- United Nations, Committee Against Torture (2015). Follow up Report of the Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment on his Follow-up Visit to the Republic of Ghana . 25 February. A/HRC/31/57/Add.2.
- United Nations, Committee Against Torture (2016). Report of the Special Rapporteur on Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment on his Mission to Brazil: Comments by the State . 3 March. A/HRC/31/57/Add.6.
- Gasper, Brandie (2005). " Examining the Use of Evidence Obtained under Torture: The Case of the British Detainees May Test the Resolve of the European Convention in the Era of Terrorism." American University International Law Review, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 277-325.
- Posner, Eric A., and Adrian Vermeule (2005). " Should Coercive Interrogation be Legal?" The University of Chicago Public Law and Legal Theory, Working Paper no. 84.
- Hillebrand, Claudia (2009). The CIA's extraordinary rendition and secret detention programme: European reactions and the challenges of future international intelligence co-operation . The Hague: Netherland Institute of International Relations Clingendael.
- Satterthwaite, Margaret L. (2007). " Rendered Meaningless: Extraordinary Rendition and the Rule of Law." George Washington Law Review, vol. 75, NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 06-36.
- Weissbrodt, David, and Amy Bergquist (2006). " Extraordinary Rendition and the Torture Convention." Virginia Journal of International Law, vol. 46, issue 4, pp. 585-650.
- Viljoen, Frans, and Chidi Odinkalu (revisions by Lorna McGregor et Jo-Anne Prud'Homme) (2014). La Prohibition de la Torture et des Mauvais Traitements dans le Système Africain des Droits de l'Homme: Guide Pratique Juridique a L'Intention Des Victimes et de Leurs Defenseurs, 2 nd ed.. OMCT handook Series, vol. 3 (World Organization Against Torture (OMCT)).
- Mahfud, Mahfud (2014). " Extra-Territorial Torture and Inhuman Treatment towards Suspected Terrorists Committed by the U.K. and the U.S. Military Actions" . Indonesian Journal of International Law, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 219-260.
- Branche, Raphaelle (2007). " Torture of Terrorists? Use of Torture in a "War against Terrorism": Justifications, Methods and Effects: the Case of France in Algeria, 1954-1962." International Review of the Red Cross, vol. 89, no. 867, pp. 543-560.
- Reyes, Hernan (2007). " The Worst Scars are in the Mind: Psychological Torture." International Review of the Red Cross, vol. 89, no. 867, pp. 591-617.
- Dereymaeker, Gwenaelle, and Lukas Muntingh (2012). " Sexual Violence and Torture in International Criminal law." Journal of Human Rights Practice, vol. 4, issue 3, pp. 486-489.
- Ross, James (2007). " Black Letter Abuse: The US Legal Response to Torture Since 9/11." International Review of the Red Cross, vol. 89, no. 869, pp. 561-590.
- Farrell, Michelle (2015). " Just How Ill-treated Were you? An Investigation of Cross-Fertilisation in the Interpretative Approaches to Torture at the European Court of Human Rights and in International Criminal Law." Nordic Journal of International Law, vol. 84, issue 3, pp. 482-514.
- De Frouville, Olivier (2011). " The Influence of the European Court of Human Rights' Case Law on International Criminal Law of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment." Journal of International Criminal Justice, vol. 9, issue 3, pp. 633-649.
- Laguardia, Francesca (2017). " Deterring Torture: The Preventive Power of Criminal Law and its Promise for Inhibiting State Abuses." Human Rights Quarterly, vol. 39, issue 1, pp. 189-212.
- Marochkin, Sergey, and Galina Nelaeva (2014). " Rape and Sexual Violence as Torture and Genocide in the Decisions of International Tribunals: Transjudicial Networks and the Development of International Criminal Law." Human Rights Review, vol. 15, issue 4, pp. 473-488.
- Schabas, William (2006). " The Crime of Torture and the International Criminal Tribunals." Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, vol. 37, issue 2, pp. 349-364.
- Amann, Diane M. (2005). " Abu Ghraib ." University of Pennsylvania Law Review, vol. 153, issue 6, pp. 2085-2141.
- Taguba Report (2004). Article 15-6 Investigation of the 800th Military Police Brigade .
- Feldman, David (2008). " Deporting Suspected Terrorists to Face Torture." Cambridge Law Journal, vol. 67, issue 2, pp. 225-264.
- Gieger, Stephen (2015). " Trabelsi v. Belgium: Extradition of Terrorist Suspects and Aversion to Whole-Life Prison Sentences." Tulane Journal of International & Comparative Law, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 573-588.
- Liese, Andrea (2009). " Exceptional Necessity - How Liberal Democracies Contest the Prohibition of Torture and Ill-Treatment When Countering Terrorism." Journal of International Law and International Relations, vol. 5, issue 1, pp. 17-48.
- Messineo, Francesco (2013). " Non-Refoulement Obligations in Public International Law: Towards a New Protection Status." The Ashgate Research Companion to Migration Law, Theory and Policy, Satvinder S. Juss, ed. Ashgate, at pp. 129-155.
- Evans, Malcolm D. (2006). "' All the Perfumes of Arabia': The House of Lords and 'Foreign Torture Evidence'." Leiden Journal of International Law, vol. 19, issue 4, pp. 1125-1144.
- Viljoen, Frans, and Chidi Odinkalu (revisions by Lorna McGregor et Jo-Anne Prud'Homme) (2014). The Prohibition of Torture and I-ll Treatment in the African Human Rights System: A Handbook for Victims and their Advocates. OMCT handook Series, vol. 3. Geneva: World Organization Against Torture (OMCT).