Deprived of freedom
31-12-2002 Publication Ref. 0685
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A comprehensive overview of the specific ICRC techniques and procedures used to assess living conditions and treatment of prisoners in places of detention. Presented in a modern, clear format, the brochure describes how the ICRC addresses issues of concern such as torture, ill-treatment and forced disappearances and seeks to improve the conditions of detention, restore contact between detainees and their families and provide medical assistance.