Convention against Torture
and Other Cruel, Inhuman
or Degrading Treatment
18 December 2002
COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
11-22 November 2002
CONSIDERATION OF REPORTS SUBMITTED BY STATES PARTIES
UNDER ARTICLE 19 OF THE CONVENTION
Conclusions and recommendations of the Committee against Torture
The Committee considered the third periodic report of Cyprus (CAT/C/54/Add.2) at
its 536th and 539th meetings held on 15 and 18 November 2002 (CAT/C/SR.536 and 539) and
adopted the following conclusions and recommendations.
The Committee welcomes the submission of the third periodic report of Cyprus, which
was submitted on time and is generally in conformity with the Committee’s guidelines for the
preparation of periodic reports. It also welcomes the additional written and oral information
provided by the delegation. The Committee commends the way in which the State party has
addressed its previous recommendations.
B. Positive aspects
The Committee notes with satisfaction that there are no reported cases of torture or
political prisoners in the State Party.
GE.02-46331 (E) 201202