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UN Committee against Torture publishes findings on Liechtenstein, Azerbaijan, Austria, Denmark, China and Jordan

GENEVA (9 December 2015) – The UN Committee against Torture has published its findings on the countries it examined during its latest session from 9 November to 9 December: Liechtenstein, Azerbaijan, Austria, Denmark, China, Hong Kong China, Macao China and Jordan. 

The findings cover positive aspects of how the respective State is implementing the Convention against Torture, Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, and also main matters of concern and recommendations.
The reports, officially termed concluding observations, can be found here: http://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/treatybodyexternal/SessionDetails1.aspx?SessionID=1002&Lang=en

The Committee will next meet from 18 April to 13 May, when it will review France, Israel, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Turkey. More information here: http://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/treatybodyexternal/SessionDetails1.aspx?SessionID=1011&Lang=en

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For more information and media requests, please contact:  Liz Throssell ethrossell@ohchr.org / 41 22 917 9466or 41 79 752 0488

More information on the Committee against Torture:
http://www.ohchr.org/en/hrbodies/cat/pages/catindex.aspx

Convention against Torture:
http://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/CAT.aspx

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