CAT/C/34/D/171/2000 Page 2 Subject matter: Torture and/or ill-treatment in detention. Procedural issues: None Substantive issues: Torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. State party to ensure prompt and impartial investigation and examination by competent authorities. Articles of the Convention: 2, paragraph 1 read in connection with 1; 16, paragraph, 1; and 12, 13 and 14 taken alone and/or in connection with article 16, paragraph 1 On 3 May 2005, the Committee against Torture adopted the annexed draft as the Committee’s Decision, under article 22, paragraph 7, of the Convention in respect of communication No. 171/2000. The text of the Decision is appended to the present document. [ANNEX]

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