A/65/273 United Nations General Assembly Distr.: General 10 August 2010 Original: English Sixty-fifth session Item 69 (b) of the provisional agenda* Promotion and protection of human rights: human rights questions, including alternative approaches for improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms Note by the Secretary-General The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit the interim report of the Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, Manfred Nowak, submitted in accordance with General Assembly resolution 64/153. * A/65/150. 10-48049 (E) 080910 *1048049*

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