E

UNITED
NATIONS

Economic and Social
Council

Distr.
GENERAL
E/CN.4/2000/9
2 February 2000
Original: ENGLISH/
FRENCH/
SPANISH

COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Fifty-sixth session
Item 11 (a) of the provisional agenda

CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS INCLUDING QUESTIONS OF TORTURE AND DETENTION
Report of the Special Rapporteur, Sir Nigel Rodley,
submitted pursuant to Commission on Human
Rights resolution 1999/32*

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Executive summary
Introduction
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MANDATE AND METHODS OF WORK

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ACTIVITIES OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR

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INFORMATION REVIEWED BY THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR WITH
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*
Communications received from Governments between 15 December 1999
and 15 February 2000 regarding allegations transmitted by the Special Rapporteur
in 1999 will be reflected in document E/CN.4/2000/CRP.2.

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