Instruments of torture
International law bans torture. Yet trade in instruments of torture continues. Products designed solely to inflict pain and terror are bought and sold around the world. By joining the Alliance for Torture-Free Trade, countries around the world will commit to controlling and restricting exports of these goods, and making it easier for customs authorities to track down this despicable trade.

These photos are a few examples of products that are being used for torture and execution, free for media use. Credit: © Robin Ballantyne, Omega Research Foundation, UK.
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