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AUTHOR Phillip Sands, who exposed how high-ranking members of the Bush administration were involved in authorising torture, will be among a number of headline speakers at an international criminology conference in Cardiff.

From today to July 1, the international best-selling author will be joined by prisons inspector and human rights activist Dame Anne Owers to discuss preventing torture and honouring international human rights obligations at the British Society of Criminology Conference 2009, hosted by the Universities' Police Science Institute at Cardiff University.

They will be just two of more than 300 speakers taking part in the annual conference which is being held in Cardiff for the first time.
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Publication:South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Jun 29, 2009
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