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General comments

Committee against Torture

The Committee makes recommendations on issues relating to torture and its victims which need more clarification, or to which it believes the States parties should devote more attention.

As of October 2021, the Committee has adopted four general comments. The final general comments are listed in the database, with supporting documents below.

Date General comment Topic
2017 General comment No. 4 Implementation of article 3 of the Convention in the context of article 22
2012 General comment No. 3 Implementation of article 14 by States parties
2007 General comment No. 2 Implementation of article 2 by States parties
1997 General comment No. 1 Implementation of article 3 of the Convention in the context of article 22