Mozambique: Submission to the United Nations Committee Against Torture: 51st session of the United Nations Committee Against Torture (28 October – 22 November 2013)

Mozambique: Submission to the United Nations Committee Against Torture: 51st session of the United Nations Committee Against Torture (28 October – 22 November 2013)

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Index Number: AFR 41/006/2013
Date Published: 14 October 2013
Categories: Mozambique

This briefing highlights the main aspects of Amnesty International’s concerns in Mozambique in relation to the United Nations Convention Against Torture. The submission includes concerns about the lack of effective measures to prevent torture or other ill-treatment; failure to take suspected offenders into custody; failure to carry out prompt investigations into allegations of torture or other ill-treatment; failure to uphold the right of individuals to complain to competent authorities, as well as to protect such individuals or witnesses from ill-treatment and intimidation; and failure to provide compensation.


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