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A/HRC/37/50/Add.1
Distr.: General
18 December 2017
Original: English

Human Rights Council
Thirty-seventh session
26 February–23 March 2018
Agenda item 3
Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil,
political, economic, social and cultural rights,
including the right to development

Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel,
inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment on his
mission to Turkey
Note by the Secretariat
The Secretariat has the honour to transmit to the Human Rights Council the report of
the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or
punishment, on his mission to Turkey from 27 November to 2 December 2016. During his
visit, the Special Rapporteur was given access to locations of deprivation of liberty
throughout the country and was able to conduct confidential interviews with detainees of
his choosing, for which he expresses his appreciation to the Government of Turkey.

GE.17-22700(E)

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