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Confidential inquiries under article 20 of the Convention against Torture

By virtue of article 20 of the Convention against Torture, the Committee against Torture is empowered to carry out a confidential inquiry if it receives reliable information which appears to it to contain well-founded indications that torture is being systematically practised in a State party. For more information about the inquiry procedure, click here



Completed inquiries and related documentation by State party
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Nepal Nepal 2012

20122012
 
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Nepal122InquirySummary account of the result of the proceedings concerning the inquiry on NepalA/67/44, paras 88-10005 Oct 2012  View document  A/67/44 TruePublic22012
Nepal122InquiryReport on Nepal adopted by the Committee against Torture under article 20 of the Convention and comments and observations by the State partyA/67/44, Annex XIII05 Oct 2012  View document  A/67/44 TruePublic22012
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Brazil Brazil 2008

20082008
 
TitleSymbolPublication DateDownload
Brazil24InquirySummary account of the result of the proceedings concerning the inquiry on BrazilA/63/44, paras 64-7201 Sep 2008  View document  A/63/44 TruePublic22008
Brazil24InquiryReport on Brazil produced by the Committee under Article 20CAT/C/39/203 Mar 2009  View document  CAT/C/39/2 TruePublic22009
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Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) 2004

20042004
 
TitleSymbolPublication DateDownload
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro)216InquirySummary account of the results of the proceedings concerning the inquiry on Serbia and MontenegroA/59/44(SUPP), paras 156-24001 Oct 2004  View document  A/59/44(SUPP) TruePublic22004
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Mexico Mexico 2003

20032003
 
TitleSymbolPublication DateDownload
Mexico112InquiryReport on Mexico produced by the Committee under article 20 of the convention, and reply from the Government of MexicoCAT/C/7526 May 2003  View document  CAT/C/75 TruePublic22003
Mexico112InquirySummary account of the results of the proceedings concerning the inquiry on MexicoA/58/44(SUPP), paras 147-15301 Sep 2003  View document  A/58/44(SUPP) TruePublic22003
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Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2002

20022002
 
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Sri Lanka164InquiryActivities of the Committee Under Article 20 of the Convention (paras.117-195)A/57/44(SUPP), paras 117-19517 Oct 2002  View document  A/57/44(SUPP) TruePublic22002
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Peru Peru 2001

20012001
 
TitleSymbolPublication DateDownload
Peru136InquiryInquiry under Article 20 (paras.144-193)A/56/44(SUPP), paras 144-19312 Oct 2001  View document  A/56/44(SUPP) TruePublic22001
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Egypt Egypt 1996

19961996
 
TitleSymbolPublication DateDownload
Egypt54InquiryActivities of the Committee against Torture pursuant to article 20 of the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or PunishmentA/51/44(SUPP), paras 180-22203 May 1996  View document  A/51/44(SUPP) TruePublic21996
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Turkey Turkey 1994

19941994
 
TitleSymbolPublication DateDownload
Turkey179InquiryActivities of the Committee against Torture pursuant to article 20 of the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or PunishmentA/48/44/Add.115 Nov 1993  View document  A/48/44/Add.1 TruePublic21993
Turkey179InquirySummary account of the results of the proceedings concerning the inquiry on TurkeyA/49/44(SUPP), paras 172-17701 Jan 1994  View document  A/49/44(SUPP) TruePublic21994




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