South Africa: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review: First session of the UPR Working Group, 7-11 April 2008

South Africa: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review: First session of the UPR Working Group, 7-11 April 2008

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Index Number: AFR 53/005/2007
Date Published: 20 November 2007
Categories: South Africa

Description: In this submission, Amnesty International provides information under sections C and D (as stipulated in the General Guidelines for the Preparation of Information under the Universal Periodic Review). The Organization describes concerns related to violence against women, barriers to the realisation of the right to health of people living with HIV and AIDS, use of torture and excessive force by police and prison authorities, and the protection of refugees and asylum-seekers and suspected illegal immigrants against refoulement. Amnesty International makes a number of recommendations in the areas of concerns listed


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