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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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Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under article 19 of the Convention pursuant to the optional reporting procedure, Second periodic report of States parties due in 1996 : Afghanistan

13 May 2016 | Publisher: UN Committee Against Torture (CAT) | Document type: States Parties Reports

List of issues prior to the submission of the 2nd periodic report of Afghanistan (CAT/C/AFG/2) : Committee against Torture, 44th session, 26 April-14 May 2010

21 July 2010 | Publisher: UN Committee Against Torture (CAT) | Document type: Country Reports

Z.Z. v. Canada

Display in UN document template Original: ENGLISH

16 May 2001 | Judicial Body: UN Committee Against Torture (CAT) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return - Expulsion - Non-refoulement - Refoulement | Countries: Afghanistan - Canada

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