Call for submissions on Migration related Torture

In his report to the Human Rights Council (A/HRC/34/54, 14 February 2017), the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CIDTP), Nils Melzer, expressed his intention to dedicate one of his thematic report to "Migration-related Torture and CIDTP ". The report will be submitted to the Human Rights Council in March 2018. 

In this context, the Special Rapporteur will welcome all relevant submissions that Member States, UN Agencies, civil society and academia may wish to transmit on the thematic of migration-related torture and CIDTP.  

Please complete the questionnaire and send your submissions to: sr-torture@ohchr.org. None of the responses will be attributed to their authors or considered to reflect the official position of the State or institution in question. 

Deadline for Submissions: 30 September 2017