Honduras

Relevant documents

 

National Report

The National Report for Honduras was considered during the UPR 9th Session.

‘National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15(a) of the annex to Human Rights Council resolution 5/1. Honduras’, UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/9/HND/1, 23 August 2010

Date of consideration Thursday 4 November 2010

 

Compilation of UN information

‘Compilation prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, in Accordance with Paragraph 15(B) of the Annex to Human Rights Council Resolution 5/1. Honduras’, UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/9/HND/2, 10 August 2010.

 

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. Honduras’. UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/9/HND/3, 4 August 2010.

Individual Stakeholders’ reports are available here.

 

Outcome of the review: Report of the Working group

‘Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review. Honduras’, UN Doc.A/HRC/16/10, 4 January 2011.


Recommendations


Recommendation: Make efforts to incorporate into national legislation the prohibition of all forms of the corporal punishment of children

Recommending State: Costa Rica

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. Rights of the Child

Session: 9

Recommendation: Adopt measures as a matter of urgency to put an end to arbitrary detention, torture and illegal centres of detention, ensure due oversight regarding the legality of detentions, and ensure the effectiveness of judicial remedies against such practices

Recommending State: Argentina

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. Detention conditions

Session: 9

Recommendation: Implement sustainable public policies to prevent torture and prosecute and punish perpetrators, train and sensitize the armed forces and the police, define the crime of torture in domestic legislation

Recommending State: Argentina

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. Human rights education and training

Session: 9

Recommendation: Take the necessary measures to prevent high numbers of disappearances and extrajudicial killings related to police actions, in particular with regard to children

Recommending State: Hungary

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. Rights of the Child. Human rights violations by state agents. Extrajudicial executions

Session: 9

Recommendation: Take prompt and effective steps to hold to account perpetrators of corruption, extortion, torture and other forms of violence in the ranks of the judiciary and the police and security forces

Recommending State: Austria

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

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

Session: 9

Recommendation: Follow up to the recommendations formulated by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in March 2010 aimed at establishing a national plan of action for human rights, and by the Committee against Torture in 2009 with a view to establishing an independent body to investigate allegations of ill treatment and torture

Recommending State: France

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Treaty bodies. Torture and other CID treatment. National plan of action

Session: 9