UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.136

UN recommendation

Plain English recommendation

Government should:

Update the 1988 Criminal Justice Act and ban all forms of torture, including removing so-called ‘escape clauses’.

Original UN recommendation

Enact a complete prohibition of all forms of torture into the 1988 Criminal Justice Act, including removals of so-called “escape clauses” (Republic of Korea).

Date of UN examination


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