Optional Protocol to the
Convention against Torture
and Other Cruel, Inhuman
or Degrading Treatment
31 July 2018
English, French and Spanish only
Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel,
Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
Visit to Panama undertaken from 20 to 26 August 2017:
observations and recommendations addressed to the State
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 15 December 2017. By means of two notes verbales, dated 14
June 2018 and 13 July 2018, the State party agreed to publish the report together with its replies.
** The present document is being issued without formal editing.
*** The annexes to the present document are being circulated in the language of submission only.