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CAT concluding observations 2019, paragraph 66

UN recommendation

Plain English recommendation

Government should:

Submit an update to the UN, by 17 May 2020, on progress made in implementing the Committee against Torture’s recommendations on sexual abuse of children in detention; accountability for torture and ill-treatment carried out by UK personnel in Iraq from 2003 to 2009; and accountability for conflict-related violations in Northern Ireland. Also, share plans for implementing the other recommendations.


Original UN recommendation

The Committee requests the State party to provide, by 17 May 2020, information on follow-up to the Committee’s recommendations on: sexual abuse of children in detention (para. 19); accountability for any torture and ill-treatment committed by UK personnel in Iraq from 2003 to 2009 (para. 33); and accountability for conflict-related violations in Northern Ireland (para. 41 a), d), e), and f)). In that context, the State party is invited to inform the Committee about its plans for implementing, within the coming reporting period, some or all of the remaining recommendations in the concluding observations.

Date of UN examination

08/05/2019

UN article number

19 (reporting)

Last updated on 08/10/2019