Chile

Relevant documents

 

National report

The National Report for Chile was considered during the UPR 5th Session.

‘National Report Submitted in Accordance with Paragraph 15 (A) of the Annex to Human Rights Council Resolution 5/1. Chile’, UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/5/CHL/1, 16 February 2009.

Date of consideration Friday 8th May 2009


Compilation of UN information

‘Compilation prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, in Accordance with Paragaph 15 (B) of the Annex to Human Rights Council Resolution 5/1. Chile’, UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/5/CHL/2, 9 March 2009.


Summary of stakeholders’ information

‘Summary prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, in accordance with paragraph 15(c) of the Annex to Human Rights Council Resolution 5/1. Chile’, UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/5/CHL/3, 19 February 2009.

Individual Stakeholders’ reports are available here.

 

Outcome of the review: Report of the Working group

‘Universal Periodic Review: Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review, Chile’, UN Doc. A/HRC/12/10, 4 June 2009.

Recommendations


Recommendation: Fully investigate the alleged cases of torture, ill-treatment and excessive use of force committed by police and security forces and bring the perpetrators to justice.

Recommending State: Azerbaijan

Response: Accepted

Action: 5

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. Human rights violations by state agents

Session: 5

 

Recommendation: Continue to give greater impetus to a policy to prevent, combat and eradicate torture, including improvement of the definition of torture in accordance with article 1 of CAT

Recommending State: Brazil

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. International instruments

Session: 5

 

Recommendation: Establish an effective National Preventative Mechanism within the one year deadline established by the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment CAT-OP and hold early civil society consultations on the sort of mechanism that would be most appropriate.

Recommending State: United Kingdom

Response: Accepted

Action: 5

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. International instruments

Session: 5

 

Recommendation: Take appropriate measures to prevent torture and to ensure that all allegations of torture are properly and independently investigated, and ensure that the law adopted to define torture is in accordance with article 1 of the Convention against Torture.

Recommending State: Uzbekistan

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. International instruments

Session: 5