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Economic and Social
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Distr.
GENERAL
E/CN.4/2003/69
13 January 2003
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COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Fifty-ninth session
Item 11 (a) of the provisional agenda

CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE QUESTION
OF TORTURE AND DETENTION
Study on the situation of trade in and production of equipment
which is specifically designed to inflict torture or other cruel,
inhuman or degrading treatment, its origin, destination and forms,
submitted by Theo van Boven, Special Rapporteur on torture,
pursuant to resolution 2002/38 of the Commission on Human Rights

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