Human Rights Committee, session 70 (2000)

Recommendations/observations on corporal punishment in the Human Rights Committee's concluding observations to states examined in session 70 (16 October - 3 November 2000)

Trinidad and Tobago

(3 November 2000, CCPR/CO/70/TTO, Concluding observations on joint third and fourth reports, para. 13)

"The Committee is disturbed to learn that apart from prohibiting corporal punishment for persons under 18 years of age, the State party is still practising the punishments of flogging and whipping which are cruel and inhuman punishments prohibited by article 7.

Sentences of flogging or whipping should immediately be abolished."

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