Optional Protocol to the
Convention against Torture
and Other Cruel, Inhuman
or Degrading Treatment
22 September 2017
English, French and Spanish only
Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel,
Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
Visit to Cyprus undertaken from 25 to 29 January
2016: observations and recommendations
addressed to the State party
Report of the Subcommittee*, **, ***
* In accordance with article 16 (1) of the Optional Protocol, the present report was transmitted
confidentially to the State party on 10 February 2017. On 4 September 2017, the State party requested
the Subcommittee to publish the report, in accordance with article 16 (2) of the Optional Protocol.
** The present document is being issued without formal editing.
*** The annexes to the present document are being circulated in the language of submission only.