News Local UN Committee against Torture to also review Cyprus

UN Committee against Torture to also review Cyprus

The UN Committee against Torture is to also review Cyprus in its upcoming session between November 11 and December 6, according to a UN announcement.

Cyprus, to be reviewed between November 15 and 18 is one of the 169 States parties to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. As well as one of the 90 States parties to the Optional Protocol to the Convention.

It is therefore required to undergo regular examinations by the Committee of 10 independent experts to review its implementation of both the Convention and the Optional Protocol. The review is scheduled to be held in public sessions.
The Committee will hold dialogues with the Cyprus government delegation, and will be briefed by NGOs, national human rights institutions and independent monitoring frameworks.
The Committee is scheduled to publish its findings on Cyprus and other countries reviewed during their session on December 6.  (CNA)

Read more:

https://in-cyprus.com/wikileaks-assange-suffering-from-psychological-torture-u-n-rights-expert/

 

Top Stories

Cyprus and Greece conduct joint search and rescue exercise

A joint Search and Rescue Exercise under the name “SALAMIS – 02/21” was conducted on Monday between Cyprus and Greece. According to a press release,...

Commission pays 610,000 to Cyprus for medical supplies from China

The Ministry of Transport announced that the proposal Cyprus submitted to the Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations to cover the...

India exhibits military might at Republic Day parade

India celebrated its 72nd Republic Day with a parade exhibiting its military might on Tuesday (January 26) in New Delhi. Tanks, ornately dressed horse cavalries,...

Ecologist Movement denounces illegal work at Fig Tree Bay

Illegal work against the environment in the Fig Tree Bay coast of Protaras, was denounced by the Ecologist Movement. As the party noted in...

Robot Franziska cleans the floor at Neuperlach hospital in Munich

Robot Franziska cries because someone stands in its way while cleaning the floor as a replacement for the missing cleaning personnel due to the...

Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...