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CAJ submission to the United Nations Committee Against Torture

Committee on the Administration of Justice.

CAJ submission to the United Nations Committee Against Torture

comments on the second periodic report by the government of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the Committee Against Torture.

by Committee on the Administration of Justice.

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Published by CAJ in Belfast .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsUnited Nations. Committee Against Torture.
The Physical Object
Pagination16p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18678362M

This submission contains background information in advance of the adoption of the list of issues for China’s fifth periodic report at the United Nation’s (UN) Committee against Torture’s (the Committee) 54th session to be held in Geneva from 20 April to 15 May   The committee assesses adherence to the UN convention against torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, which the UK ratified in

  The United Nations Committee against Torture is responsible for monitoring the compliance of states with their duties under the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (henceforth referred to as ‘the Convention’).Cited by: 9. Submission to the UN Committee against Torture 3 AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL CONTENTS 1. INTRODUCTION 4 4 Amnesty International, It’s Time: Amnesty International’s Briefing to the United Nations Committee against Torture with respect to the Third Report of Canada, November

The first edition of this book was written during the so-called ‘war on terror’ (–), which undermined the universal consensus on the absolute prohibition of torture and other forms of ill-treatment. Since then, several important developments in the field have been seen. There has been a considerable change in the ratification status of both the Convention against Torture and its. The Committee against Torture (CAT) is the body of 10 independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment by its State parties. All States parties are obliged to submit regular reports to the Committee on how the rights are being implemented.


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CAJ submission to the United Nations Committee Against Torture by Committee on the Administration of Justice. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Submission from the Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ) to the United Nations Committee Against Torture on the List of Issues for the UK.

January Introduction 1. The Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ) is an independent human rights NGO with cross community membership in Northern Ireland and beyond. ItFile Size: KB. Submission from the Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ) to the United Nations Committee Against Torture 66th Session on the Sixth Periodic Report of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on compliance with the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment March 1.

CAJ made a formal submission to the UN Committee on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) at its last examination of the United Kingdom (in May ), and has participated in recent discussions of the shadow report separately submitted by the Northern Ireland Women’s European Platform.

CAJ files this submission on the List of Issues Prior to Reporting (LoIPR) for the Committee against Torture’s 57th Session from 18 April – 13 May This is to be read in conjunction with the submission from CAJ on the UK’s 5th periodic report under the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment dated April 3.

united nations committee against torture 63rd session of the un committee against torture, 23 april to 18 may submission of the international commission of jurists to the un committee against torture in view of the committee’s examination of tajikistan’s third periodic report under article 19 of the convention against torture and other.

INTRODUCTION Amnesty International submits this briefing to the United Nations (UN) Committee against Torture (the Committee) ahead of its examination, in Aprilof France’s seventh periodic report (CAT/C/FRA/7) on the implementation of the UN Convention against Torture and Other.

Submission to the UN Committee against Torture Amnesty International March Index: ASA 35// 6 degrading treatment or punishment.”4 The ATA defines both physical5 and psychological6 acts of torture, with penalties ranging from one.

COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE. The Committee Against Torture (CAT) is the body of 10 independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment by its State parties. More about the Committee against Torture.

Submission to the UN Committee against Torture Amnesty International March Index: MDE 30// 6 Despite the continuing allegations of torture and other ill-treatment, investigations and accountability for such crimes lag behind.

The review of Tunisia’s periodic report by the Committee provides an opportunity for the. The Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ) was established in and is an independent non-governmental organisation affiliated to the International Federation for Human seeks to ensure the highest standards in the administration of justice in Northern Ireland by ensuring that the government complies with its responsibilities in international human rights law.

Amnesty International submits this briefing to the United Nations (UN) Committee against Torture (the Committee) ahead of its examination, in Novemberof Austria’s sixth periodic report (CAT/C/AUT/6) on the implementation of the UN Convention against Torture.

PFC’s submission to the United Nations Committee Against Torture to the follow up of the 66th Session of the 6th Periodic Review of the UK of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in compliance with the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel and Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT/C/GBR/CO/6).

OCTOBER Submission to the United Nations Committee against Torture During its Consideration of the Third to Fifth Periodic Reports of the United States of America. Submission to the United Nations Committee Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment in Advance of the 54th Session (April – May ) Concerning equipment which could be used for torture or other cruel inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment in Bahrain by the Omega Research Foundation UNITED NATIONS COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE 49th Session of the UN Committee against Torture 29 October to 23 November ALTERNATIVE REPORT OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION OF JURISTS (ICJ) In this submission, the ICJ highlights several issues which it considers should be of particular concern to the Committee.

In particular, the ICJ is. regards the effectiveness of the Committee against Torture. The article focuses on the Concluding Observations made by the Committee on the reports submitted by the states in question. The United Nations Committee against Torture is responsible for monitoring the com-pliance of states with their duties under the Convention against Torture and Other.

The United Nations Convention against Torture (UNCAT) is the only legally AND THE COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE 13 1. Summary of the Overall Structure and pected persons into custody, to undertake inquiries into allegations of torture, and to submit suspected torturers to. This report by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) to the United Nations Committee Against Torture (CAT) forms part of the process of ‘follow-up’ to the CAT’s second set of Concluding Observations on Ireland, published in August The ICCL’s report to.

The United Nations Committee Against Torture issued its first decision against the State of Bosnia and Herzegovina, finding that rape and other acts of sexual violence constitute torture under the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (the Convention), and ordering the State to pay “fair and adequate compensation” and provide free.

Torture, Deaths in Custody, and Related Violations Drafting Complaints to the United Nations Human Rights Committee and Committee against Torture This document provides a series of tools to assist in drafting claims regarding torture, deaths in custody, and related violations.

It is designed to. COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE Secretariat contact details. Committee against Torture (CAT) Human Rights Treaties Division (HRTD) Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Palais Wilson - 52, rue des Pâquis CH Geneva (Switzerland) Mailing address UNOG-OHCHR CH Geneva 10 (Switzerland) Tel.: +41 22 90 Human rights are a matter of international concern.

SinceStates have developed various universal human rights standards and supervisory mechanisms within the framework of the United Nations. During the s, the UN Convention against Torture was : Chris Ingelse.Submission to the United Nations Committee Against Torture in relation to the United States of America’s One-Year Follow-up Response to the Committee’s Concluding Observations and Recommendations 1 March I.

Introduction 1. The Redress Trust (REDRESS), the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), and the World.