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UN Committee Against Torture (CAT)

The Committee Against Torture (CAT) is the body of 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. States must report initially one year after acceding to the Convention and then every four years. The Committee examines each report and addresses its concerns and recommendations to the State party in the form of “concluding observations”.  Website: www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/cat/
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Fuad Jahani v. Switzerland

1 July 2011 | Judicial Body: UN Committee Against Torture (CAT) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Kurd - Non-refoulement - Political parties - Refoulement | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - Switzerland

Munir Aytulun and Lilav Guclu v. Sweden

3 December 2010 | Judicial Body: UN Committee Against Torture (CAT) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Kurd | Countries: Sweden - Turkey

Elif Pelit v. Azerbaijan

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5 June 2007 | Judicial Body: UN Committee Against Torture (CAT) | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Azerbaijan - Turkey

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