Wind farms and torture

World Council for Nature


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Wind farms: criminal charges for torture?


Public Statement from the Waubra Foundation:


Public Officials At Risk of Criminal Charges for Torture, by Ignoring Prolonged Sleep Deprivation from Environmental Noise



Excerpts:


All public officials involved in the investigation, assessment and regulation of environmental noise, or in giving authoritative advice on that matter, are at personal risk of being charged with a serious criminal offence under Australian law, based on international human rights covenants and conventions, if their actions and decisions lead to, or are complicit in, prolonged sleep deprivation for residents in excessive noise impacted communities. (1)


[Our comment: it goes without saying that this applies not only to Australian public officials, but to those of other countries that have adopted international human rights covenants and conventions.]

Prolonged Sleep Deprivation Confirmed As A Method Of Torture


The UN Committee Against Torture (UN CAT) has explicitly identified prolonged sleep deprivation…

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