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Prosecution v Nuon (Chea) and Khieu (Samphan), Decision on evidence obtained through torture, Case no 002/19-09-2007/ECCC/TC, ICL 1735 (ECC 2016), Doc no E350/8, Doc no E350/8.1, 11th March 2016, Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia [ECCC]; Trial Chamber [ECCC]

Whether the prohibition in Article 15 of the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (‘CAT’) of the use of torture-tainted statements as sources of information was absolute.

Whether Article 15 of the CAT allowed the existence of such a statement to be used as proof that torture occurred.

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