Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, Juan E. Méndez

‘’In the present report the special reporter focuses on the children deprived of liberty, with the perspective of the ban of torture and other punitive, cruel, inhuman and degrading treatments. In this report the special reporter explores the international legal frame and standards protecting the children deprived of liberty against torture and the other bad treatments, and against harmful detention conditions, harmful and assimilated to torture. He also investigates the laws and standards preventing torture and bad treatments against children deprived of liberty and their shortcoming in the implementation of the legal standards’’ trainings, complaint mechanisms and monitoring.