ICJ and COMSIDEH-Peru submission on Peru to the Committee against Torture

In a joint submission to the Committee against Torture concerning Peru, the ICJ and COMSIDEH-Peru  called for recommendations concerning accountability for torture and ill-treatment of persons and the enhancement of measures to prevent and detect such conduct and to provide remedies to victims.

During its session in October and November 2012, the Committee against Torture undertook an examination of Peru’s sixth periodic report under the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (the Convention).

The joint submission of the ICJ and COMSIDEH-Peru (Comisión de Derechos Humanos – Peru) brought to the attention of the Committee issues related to articles 2, 4, 10, 11, 13, 14 and 16 of the Convention.

Peru-ICJ-COMISEDH-CAT49-AlternativeReport-legal submission (2012) (download PDF version of submission in Spanish)

Peru-CAT49-ConcludingObservations (download Word version of Concluding Observations in English)

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