The ICJ presented its opinion in regard to the case of Oleg Evloev v. Kazakhstan. The underlying matters in the proceeding had been the subject of a decision by the UN Committee against Torture (CAT).
The ICJ outlined the States’ obligations under the UN Convention Against Torture, the Procedure under Article 22 of the Convention, as well as the National Courts’ role vis-a-vis the decisions of the CAT.
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