Corpus ID: 79447469

Torture and Role of Medical Practitioners

@inproceedings{Kanchan2007TortureAR,
  title={Torture and Role of Medical Practitioners},
  author={T. Kanchan and T. Kumar and G. Kumar and K. Yoganarasimha},
  year={2007}
}
Torture has existed in the society for time immemorial.In older days torture of alleged criminals, spies, andpolitical prisoners was considered acceptable, but todayin modern civilized society torture in any form forwhatever motive, is considered a crime and universallycondemned. Torture infliction is still prevalent in someform or the other all over the world. According toAmnesty International, the worldwide organization thatmonitors human rights violation, torture is practiced in65 out of 144… Expand

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