CAT/OP/BOL/3

Contents
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I.

Introduction ...................................................................................................................................

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II.

National preventive mechanism ....................................................................................................

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III.

Allegations of torture and ill-treatment and impunity ...................................................................

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A.

Allegations of torture and other ill-treatment .......................................................................

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B.

Impunity................................................................................................................................

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Follow-up to the recommendations made by the Subcommittee in 2010 ......................................

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A.

Causes and consequences of the excessive use of pretrial detention ....................................

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B.

Delegation of authority, self-government and corruption .....................................................

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C.

Public Defender Service .......................................................................................................

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D.

Safeguards ............................................................................................................................

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Situation of persons deprived of their liberty ................................................................................

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A.

Police stations .......................................................................................................................

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B.

Prisons and jails ....................................................................................................................

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C.

Social reintegration centres for adolescents in conflict with the law ....................................

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D.

Courthouse holding cells ......................................................................................................

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E.

The psychiatric hospital ........................................................................................................

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Situation of vulnerable groups ......................................................................................................

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A.

Indigenous justice system .....................................................................................................

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B.

Women..................................................................................................................................

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C.

Children and adolescents in conflict with the law ................................................................

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D.

Persons with disabilities........................................................................................................

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VII.

Reprisals and repercussions of the visit.........................................................................................

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VIII.

Conclusion ....................................................................................................................................

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Annexes ...............................................................................................................................................................

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IV.

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VI.

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