Background information
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The Committee against Torture (CAT), established in 1987, monitors the implementation of the International Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. CAT is composed of ten independent experts who meet twice a year for three weeks at a time.

Further reading

Click here to access ISHR reports on individual State examinations by CAT.


Click here to access OHCHR website on CAT.

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