Committee Against Torture, session 31 (2003)

Recommendations/observations on corporal punishment in the Committee Against Torture's concluding observations to states examined in session 31 (10-21 November 2003)

Yemen

(5 February 2004, CAT/C/CR/31/4, Concluding observations on initial report, paras. 6 and 7)

"The Committee expresses its concern about the following:

b) the nature of some criminal sanctions, in particular flogging and amputation of limbs, which may be in breach of the Convention….

"The Committee recommends that the State party:

b) take all appropriate measures to ensure that criminal sanctions are in full conformity with the Convention…."

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