Torture Prevention

International Action Against Torture During December 2018

The  UN Committee against Torture on 7 December 2018 concluded its sixty-fifth session after adopting concluding observations and recommendations on the periodic reports of Canada, Guatemala, Maldives, the Netherlands, Peru and Viet Nam on the implementation of the provisions of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UNCAT).[1] The concluding […]

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Viet Nam: UN Committee against Torture considers the initial report of Viet Nam

Even Communist Vietnam ratified the UNCAT which India consistently refuses to do despite signing the same in 1997. On 15 November 2018, the UN Committee against Torture concluded its consideration of the initial report[1] of Viet Nam on the efforts made by the State party to implement the provisions of the Convention against Torture.[2] Introducing […]