In 1985, Canada led by then Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, signed the United Nations Convention Against Torture .
Article 2.2 of the UN Convention Against Torture:
No exceptional circumstances whatsoever, whether a state of war or a threat of war, internal political instability or any other public emergency, may be invoked as a justification of torture.Article 15 of the UN Convention Against Torture:
Canada And Torture: Feds Give RCMP And Border Guards Green Light To Use Tainted Info:
Each State Party shall ensure that any statement which is established to have been made as a result of torture shall not be invoked as evidence in any proceedings, except against a person accused of torture as evidence that the statement was made.
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