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Committee against Torture publishes findings on Slovakia, Iraq, Switzerland

14 August 2015

GENEVA (14 August 2015) – The UN Committee against Torture has published its findings on the countries it examined during its latest session from 27 July to 14 August: Slovakia, Iraq, and Switzerland. 

The findings, officially termed concluding observations, contain positive aspects of the respective State’s implementation of the Convention against Torture, Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, and also main matters of concern and recommendations.

The concluding observations can be found here: http://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/treatybodyexternal/SessionDetails1.aspx?SessionID=1001&Lang=en

The Committee against Torture is composed of 10 international independent experts. 

ENDS

For more information and media requests, please contact:  Ravina Shamdasani [email protected] / +41 22 917 9169

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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