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Taunoa (Christopher Hapimana Ben Mark) and ors v Attorney General and Another, Last instance, Case No SC 6/2006, (2007) NZSC 70, ILDC 859 (NZ 2007), 31st August 2007, New Zealand; Supreme Court

Taunoa (Christopher Hapimana Ben Mark) and ors v Attorney General and Another, Last instance, Case No SC 6/2006, (2007) NZSC 70, ILDC 859 (NZ 2007), 31st August 2007, New Zealand; Supreme Court

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 19 May 2019

Whether the concepts of torture, cruel, degrading, inhuman, and disproportionately severe treatment or punishment were hierarchal and on different points of seriousness signified a continuum.

Whether awarding damages for breach of the New Zealand Bill of Rights, that gave effect to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (‘ICCPR’) was required to provide an ‘effective remedy’ in accordance with Article 2(3) of the ICCPR.

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