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Austria: Submission to the United Nations Committee Against Torture, 56th Session, 9 November - 9 December 2015

, Index number: EUR 13/2718/2015

Amnesty International submits this briefing to the United Nations (UN) Committee against Torture (the Committee) ahead of its examination, in November 2015, of Austria’s sixth periodic report (CAT/C/AUT/6) on the implementation of the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (the Convention or the Convention against Torture). The document highlights Amnesty International’s concerns regarding Austria’s failure to fully comply with its obligations under Articles 2, 3, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 of the Convention.

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