ISHR Report on the 2010 CAT Examination of Syria

  • Ariel Ricker
  • SSRN Electronic Journal, January 2011, Elsevier
  • DOI: 10.2139/ssrn.2261608

Syria & Torture

What is it about?

Syria appeared before the Committee Against Torture (the Committee) on 3 and 4 May 2010, for the first time since ratifying the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (the Convention) on 19 August 2004. This paper is a brief report on that UN CAT session.

Why is it important?

To understand Syria's background in torture prevention.

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