REDRESS has submitted the present comments in response to the list of issues published by the Committee against Torture concerning Sri Lanka’s combined third and fourth state party reports. The submission focuses on violations alleged to have been committed, and responses thereto, during the final phase of the conflict in Sri Lanka. It elaborates on the relevant parts of a joint submission submitted separately to the Committee against Torture that sets out concerns in relation to Sri Lanka’s record of compliance with the Convention against Torture, both in the law enforcement context and in the course of conflict.
CAT draft General Comment on Article 14: REDRESS submission
REDRESS submission focuses on the violations alleged to have been committed in the final phase of the Sri Lanka conflict, and builds on a similar submission REDRESS made to the Committee against Torture.