Canada Not Complying With UN Convention Against Torture | Report

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Canada failed to provide full redress for its involvement in the torture of five Canadians says the UN Committee Against Torture. Convention requirement not fulfilled by Canada include:

  • investigation and criminal prosecution;
  • verification of the facts and full and public disclosure of the truth; and,
  • an official declaration or judicial decision restoring the dignity, the reputation and the rights of the vicitim(s).

The Committee ‘regrets’ that Canada does not provide adequate training about Convention duties and how to detect, prevent and treat torture and other ill-treatment for law enforcement officials, judges, prosecutors, forensic doctors and medical personnel.