Human Rights Defenders and Russian Authorities to Tell UN about Torture in Russia

posted 8 Nov 2012, 14:24 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 8 Nov 2012, 14:24 ]
7 November 2012 

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· Human rights defenders 

Over 8-12 November the United Nations Committee Against Torture (CAT) is to assess the situation concerning torture in the Russian Federation. Russian NGOs are set to give their views to members of the Committee as part of the official hearings on the Russian Federation’s compliance with the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. [Read more]