UNITED
NATIONS

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Distr.
GENERAL

Economic and Social
Council

E/CN.4/1997/7
10 January 1997
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ENGLISH

COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Fifty-third session
Item 8 (a) of the provisional agenda

QUESTION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF ALL PERSONS SUBJECTED TO ANY FORM OF
DETENTION OR IMPRISONMENT, IN PARTICULAR: TORTURE AND OTHER CRUEL,
INHUMAN OR DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT
Report of the Special Rapporteur, Mr. Nigel S. Rodley, submitted
pursuant to Commission on Human Rights resolution 1995/37 B
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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 RESPECT TO VARIOUS COUNTRIES
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Algeria .
Albania .
Armenia .
Austria .
Azerbaijan
Bahrain .
Bangladesh
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