Nicaragua

Relevant documents

 

National Report

The National Report for Nicaragua was considered during the UPR 7th Session.

‘National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15 (A) of the Annex to Human Rights Council Resolution 5/1. Nicaragua’, UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/7/NIC/1, 30 November 2009.

Date of consideration Monday 8 February 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. Nicaragua’, UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/7/NIC/2, 30 November 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. Nicaragua’, UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/7/NIC/3, 26 November 2009.

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. Nicaragua’, UN Doc. A/HRC/14/3, 17 March 2010.


Recommendations


Recommendation: Amend the civil and military penal codes to bring them into line with CAT, to which Nicaragua is party, and bring to justice those responsible for acts of torture

Recommending State: France

Response: Rejected

Action: 5

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. International instruments

Session: 7

Recommendation: Include in the Criminal Code and Military Penal Code the definition of torture established in the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Recommending State: Mexico

Response: Rejected

Action: 5

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. International instruments

Session: 7

Recommendation: Prohibit explicitly corporal punishment of girls and boys in all circumstances, as recommended by the Committee on the Rights of the Child

Recommending State: Chile

Response: Accepted

Action: 5

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

Session: 7