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UN Committee against Torture publishes findings

UN Committee against Torture publishes findings on Afghanistan, Argentina, Bahrain, Lebanon, Pakistan and Republic of Korea

GENEVA (12 May 2017) – The UN Committee against Torture has published its findings on the countries it examined during its latest session from 18 April to 12 May: Afghanistan, Argentina, Bahrain, Lebanon, Pakistan and Republic of Korea.
The findings cover positive aspects of how the respective State is implementing the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, and also main matters of concern and recommendations.

The findings, officially termed concluding observations, can be found here.

The Committee will next meet from 24 July to 11 August 2017 when it will review Antigua and Barbuda, Ireland, Panama and Paraguay. More details can be found here.

ENDS

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