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Article 29. Freedom and Security of the Person

Every person has the right to freedom and security of the person, which includes the right not to be–

  • (a) deprived of freedom arbitrarily or without just cause;
  • (b) detained without trial, except during a state of emergency, in which case the detention is subject to Article 58;
  • (c) subjected to any form of violence from either public or private sources;
  • (d) subjected to torture in any manner, whether physical or psychological;
  • (e) subjected to corporal punishment; or
  • (f) treated or punished in a cruel, inhuman or degrading manner.