Optional Protocol to the
Convention against Torture
and Other Cruel, Inhuman
or Degrading Treatment
2 November 2016
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Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel,
Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
Visit to Italy undertaken from 16 to 22 September 2015:
observations and recommendations addressed to the State
Report of the Subcommittee*
Replies of Italy**, ***
* In accordance with article 16 (1) of the Optional Protocol, the report of the Subcommittee was
transmitted confidentially to the State party on 26 February 2016.
** On 1 September 2016, the State party requested the Subcommittee to publish its replies, in
accordance with article 16 (2) of the Optional Protocol.
*** The present document is being issued without formal editing.