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02 Aug 2018 description

GENEVA (31 July 2018) - The Committee against Torture this afternoon concluded its consideration of the sixth periodic report of Chile on the efforts made by the State party to implement the provisions of the Convention against Torture.

27 Jul 2018 description

GENEVA (26 July 2018) - The Committee against Torture this afternoon concluded its consideration of the sixth periodic report of the Russian Federation on the efforts made by the State party to implement the provisions of the Convention against Torture.

28 Feb 2018 description

UN’s Committee against Torture issues new guidelines on asylum seekers’ rights

GENEVA (26 February 2018) – New guidelines developed by the United Nations Committee against Torture (CAT) aim to help governments avoid violating international human rights law, and to help asylum seekers avoid torture or other ill-treatment.

26 Apr 2017 description

This afternoon, the Committee against Torture completed the review of the second periodic report of Afghanistan on its implementation of the provisions of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.

24 Apr 2017 description

Committee against Torture
21 April 2017 

The Committee against Torture this afternoon completed its consideration of the initial report of Lebanon on the implementation of the provisions of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.