This report describes the relevant work of the Commissioner for Human
Rights (Ombudsman) of the Republic of Azerbaijan functioning in a
capacity of the National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) as endorsed in the
Optional Protocol to the United Nations Convention on Prevention against
Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
(UN OPCAT), as well as the recommendations and proposals put forward in
2016.
The recommendations and proposals have been made by the UN
Committee Against Torture (CAT), the Subcommittee on Prevention of
Torture (SPT) and the European Committee for the Torture and Inhuman or
Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT), also those have been made to
periodic reports of the Republic of Azerbaijan by the Working Group on
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC)
during the process of carrying out the NPM functions by the Commissioner
were considered generally in this report.
The information, statistical data developed basing on the analysis as a
result of visits, as well as the Optional Protocol to the United Nations
Convention on Prevention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or
Degrading Treatment or Punishment are attached to the report.

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