Human Rights Watch Submission to the United Nations Committee Against Torture on Türkiye

This submission to the United Nations Committee Against Torture (“the Committee”) ahead of its upcoming review of Türkiye highlights areas of concern Human Rights Watch hopes will inform the Committee’s consideration of the Turkish government’s compliance with the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (“the Convention”) and suggests questions the Committee should pose to the state party and recommendations.

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