OSCE Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on prevention of Torture, 10-11 April 2014, Vienna
Statement by The NGO Coalitions Against Torture in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan
Working Session 2: National level responses and the role of the National Preventive Mechanisms
Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan became parties to the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture (Optional Protocol) in 2008. We are calling on Tajikistan to follow their example, establish the relevant procedures and ratify the Optional Protocol as a matter of urgency.