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Rwanda: Briefing to the UN Committee against torture, May 2012

, Index number: AFR 47/003/2012

This briefing documents 18 allegations of torture and other ill-treatment by Rwandan military intelligence and other security personnel. It also outlines cases involving enforced disappearance, unlawful detention, and lack of access to lawyers, family members and medical assistance in contravention to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. It is not an exhaustive submission on the prevalence of torture or other ill-treatment in Rwanda, but focuses solely on military detention facilities.

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