Human Rights Committee, session 53 (1995)

Recommendations/observations on corporal punishment in the Human Rights Committee's concluding observations to states examined in session 53 (20 March - 7 April 1995)


(3 October 1995, CCPR/C/79/Add.51; A/50/40, paras. 242-265, Concluding observations on second report, paras. 256 and 262)

"… The Committee is also deeply concerned about the maintenance of corporal punishments like amputation of limbs and whipping, which is in violation of article 7 of the Covenant.

"… The Committee recommends that the Government take the initiative for the total abolishment of corporal punishment."

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