ADVANCE UNEDITED VERSION
Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel,
Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
Visit to Kazakhstan undertaken from 20 to 29
September 2016: observations and
recommendations addressed to the State party
Report of the Subcommittee*
Replies of Kazakhstan**, ***
Date received: 16 November 2017
* In accordance with article 16 (1) of the Optional Protocol, the report of the Subcommittee was
transmitted confidentially to the State party on 1 February 2017. On 18 January 2019, the State party
requested the Subcommittee to publish the report, in accordance with article 16 (2) of the Optional
** On 18 January 2019, 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.