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United Nations Committee Against Torture 2015

6th Periodic Report of New Zealand
United Nations Committee Against Torture 2015
6th Periodic Report of New Zealand 
  • 06 May 2015
  • Shadow Report

Every 5 years the Government of New Zealand reports to the UN Human Committee Against Torture. Shadow reports are primarily written for the independent members of the United Nations Committee Against Torture, for their formal consideration of New Zealand’s sixth periodic report under Article 19 of the Convention.


Tony’s Shadow Report for the May 2015 meeting which he attended in Geneva. SEE SHADOW REPORT SEE 6TH PERIODIC REPORT

Human rights lawyer Tony Ellis provided the breakthrough. You’re doing it wrong, he said. By focusing on the government’s human rights obligations – complaining to the Human Rights Commission and United Nations Committee Against Torture, [Sonja] Cooper helped spark action outside the courts. Dominion Post 23 September 2017 C3

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