Torture and Ill-Treatment Under Perceived: Human Rights Documentation and the Poor

  title={Torture and Ill-Treatment Under Perceived: Human Rights Documentation and the Poor},
  author={Steffen Tobias Morten Koch Catrine Jeevan Raj Jensena and Steffen Tobias Morten Koch Catrine Jeevan Raj Kelly and Steffen Andersen and Steffen Tobias Morten Koch Catrine Jeevan Raj Christiansen and Steffen Tobias Morten Koch Catrine Jeevan Raj Sharma},
  journal={Human Rights Quarterly},
  pages={393 - 415}
ABSTRACT:This article addresses the question of how human rights practitioners know about harm. In particular, what forms of torture and ill-treatment are made legible through human rights documentation? We argue human rights documentation techniques can systematically under perceive the extent of torture and ill-treatment among people living in poverty. The article is based on research in Kenya, Bangladesh, and Nepal, and sets out five key predispositions in documentation techniques that… Expand
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