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Article 5 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
by W. Finnerty Tue Nov 20, 2012 08:07

Article 5 of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights reads (in full):

"No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment."

The full text of the UDHR can be found at the following United Nations web site:
http://www. un .org/en/documents/udhr/index.shtml


"Medical care that causes severe suffering for no justifiable reason can be considered cruel and inhuman, and in some cases, where there is state involvement and specific intent, it can be considered torture."

Failure to provide life-saving abortion:

"Human Rights Watch research into torture and CIDT in health settings includes health care providers' involvement in forcible anal and vaginal exams, female genital mutilation, and failure to provide life-saving abortion , palliative care and treatment for drug dependency."

Both of the two excerpts immediately above have been copied from the following Human Rights Watch www location:
http:// /node/87882

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"Life saving abortion, No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment"
http:/ / /d7byl3l


The above text has been copied from a comment dated November 20th 2012 in an Indymedia (Ireland) Article titled:

"Woman dies (in University College Galway Hospital, Republic of Ireland) after being denied a termination"

The www location of the comment, and the full Indymedia (Ireland) Article can be viewed at the following Internet location:
http:// /article/102721 #comment293263


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"Government Crime, Republic of Ireland,  Impunity , Chief Justice Susan Denham, William Finnerty ..."
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Human Rights Ireland: http:// www. h uman r ights i

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