Togo: Submission to the United Nations Human Rights Committee 128th Session (2 March – 27 March 2020)

Amnesty International submits the following briefing to the United Nations Human Rights Committee in advance of its consideration of fifth periodic report of Togo on its implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. This submission is not an exhaustive account of Amnesty International’s concerns and relates primarily to questions on the fight against impunity and past human rights violations, excessive use of force, prohibition of torture and of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, rights to freedom of opinion and expression, peaceful assembly, association including protection of journalists and human rights defenders.

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