CAT concluding observations 2019, paragraph 63

UN recommendation

Plain English recommendation

Government should: Increase efforts to investigate alleged hate crimes and to prosecute perpetrators. These efforts should include improved training for police about hate crimes and improving the way that the police handle reports of hate crimes.

Original UN recommendation

The State party should strengthen its efforts to investigate alleged hate crimes and prosecute perpetrators, including by improving hate crimes training for the police and improving their initial handling of hate crimes reports.

Date of UN examination


UN article number

16 (cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment)

Last updated on 11/09/2019