United Nations


Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Distr.: General

14 February 2016

Original: English

Committee against Torture

Concluding observations on the third periodic report of Kuwait


Paragraph 46

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46. The Committee requests the State party to provide, by 12 August 2017, information on follow-up to the Committee ’ s recommendations on a public statement by the highest State authority condemning the use of torture and ill-treatment, conditions of detention, the urgent reinstatement of the de facto moratorium on the application of the death penalty, and the situation of foreign workers (see paras. 14 (a), 23, 27 (a) and 31). In that context, the State party is invited to inform the Committee about its plans for implementing, within the coming reporting period, some or all of the remaining recommendations in the concluding observations.