En este video, el relator especial de la ONU contra la Tortura, Juan Méndez, explica que la tortura puede también darse en el contexto de las medidas extremas adoptadas en el ámbito de las políticas de drogas. 

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Torture can happen to anyone. Just ask Juan Méndez. In 1975, while representing political prisoners as a human rights lawyer in Argentina, Méndez was arrested, tortured, and eventually expelled from the country. Today, he is the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, investigating human rights violations. 

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