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E/CN.4/1988/17/Add.l
23 February 1988
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COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Forty-fourth session
Agenda item 10(a)

QUESTION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF ALL PERSONS SUBJECTED
TO ANY FORM OF DETENTION OR IMPRISONMENT
TORTURE AND OTHER CRUEL, INHUMAN OR DEGRADING TREATMENT
OR PUNISHMENT
Report by the Special Rapporteur, Mr. P. Kooijmans, pursuant to
Commissionn on Human Rights resolution 1987/29
Addendum
Visit by the Special Rapporteur to Argentina, Colombia and Uruguay
Introduction
1.
Pursuant to Commission on Human Rights resolution 1987/29 the
Special Rapporteur held consultations in Geneva during the months of June and
September 1987 with the Governments of Argentina, Colombia, Peru and Uruguay
with a view to exploring the possibility of carrying out on-site consultations
on measures to prevent the phenomenon of torture.
2.
The Special Rapporteur received a favourable reaction from the
above-mentioned Governments and proposed, after official confirmation was
received, to visit those countries from 9 to 18 December 1987. All agreed to
the proposed dates except Peru which preferred to postpone the visit to a
later stage and requested the Special Rapporteur to provide an alternative
schedule.
3.
The Special Rapporteur visited Colombia from 9 to 13 December 1987,
Argentina from 13 to 16 December 1987, and Uruguay from 16 to 18 December 1987.

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