CAT Recommendations: General

The Committee against Torture publishes interpretations of the content of human rights provisions on certain thematic issues. These interpretations are issued in the form of general comments.

The Committee against Torture has issued the following general comments:

No. 2 General Comment No.2 – Implementation of article 2 by States parties (2007). Link to text in English and Spanish.

No. 1 Refoulement and communications (implementation of article 3 in the context of article 22) (1996). Link to document in English and Spanish)

Draft General Comment on Article 14 of the Convention – a working document is available in English and Spanish here.