United Nations Committee Against Torture - Shadow Report

In March 2009, NZCCL former President, Tony Ellis lodged a Shadow Report, below, with the United Nations Committee Against Torture for their formal consideration of New Zealand's Fifth Periodic Report under the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, Degrading Treatment or Punishment.

The Committee Against Torture considered the Reports in May 2009, and in its Concluding Comments, below, made numerous recommendations which have wide-ranging implications for the New Zealand Government.

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