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Wellington and Auckland, New Zealand

Diplomatic Assurances

United Nations Committee Against Torture
Diplomatic Assurances
United Nations Committee Against Torture 
  • 24 March 2017
  • General Comment No. 4 (2017) on the implementation of article 3 of the Convention in the context of article 22

Written submissions on the Draft Revised General Comment on the implementation of article 3 of the Convention in the context of article 22. The advanced unedited version has now been released on 9 February 2018.
SEE CAT GENERAL COMMENT 4


Dr Tony Ellis three submissions are under the title “NGO and individual submissions” and advance the view that “diplomatic assurances are per se contrary to the principle of non-refoulement”. SEE LIST OF SUBMISSIONS

Tony Ellis … admits he thrives on complex human rights battles for much-maligned folk: DEIDRE MUSSEN

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