UNITED
NATIONS

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Economic and Social
Council

Distr.
GENERAL
E/CN.4/1997/7/Add.2
15 October 1996
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COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Fifty-third session
Item 8 of the provisional agenda

QUESTION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF ALL PERSONS SUBJECTED TO ANY FORM
OF DETENTION OR IMPRISONMENT, IN PARTICULAR: TORTURE AND OTHER
CRUEL, INHUMAN OR DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT
Report of the Special Rapporteur, Mr. Nigel S. Rodley, submitted
pursuant to Commission on Human Rights resolution 1995/37
Addendum
Visit by the Special Rapporteur to Pakistan

CONTENTS
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Introduction

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8

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I.

BACKGROUND AND CONTEXT . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

9 -

16

4

II.

UNLAWFUL DETENTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

17 -

38

6

III.

TORTURE AND OTHER CRUEL, INHUMAN OR DEGRADING
TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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75

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A.
B.
C.

Use of fetters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Corporal punishment . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Other aspects of imprisonment . . . . . . . .

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75

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IV.

SITUATION IN KARACHI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

76 -

83

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V.

QUESTION OF IMPUNITY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

84 -

87

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CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

88 - 110

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VI.

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