Paraguay

Relevant documents

 

National Report

The National Report for Paraguay was considered during the UPR 10th Session.

‘National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15(a) of the annex to Human Rights Council resolution 5/1. Paraguay’, UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/10/PRY/1, 15 November 2010.

Date of consideration Wednesday 2 February 2011

 

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. Paraguay’, UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/10/PRY/2, 13 October 2010.

Corrigendum

‘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. Paraguay’, UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/10/PRY/2/Corr.1, 21 January 2011.

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. Paraguay’, UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/10/PRY/3, 1 October 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. Paraguay’, UN Doc. A/HRC/17/18, 28 March 2011.

Addendum

Informe del Grupo de Trabajo sobre el Examen Periódico Universal. Paraguay’, UN Doc. A/HRC/17/18/Add.1, 28 March 2011.

Recommendations

Recommendation: Adopt promptly the bill that brings the definitions of torture and enforced disappearances in line with the human rights international instruments

Recommending State: Peru

Response: Accepted

Action: 5

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. International instruments. Enforced disappearances

Session: 10

Recommendation: Adopt and implement at soon as possible the draft law for the creation of the national mechanism for the prevention of torture

Recommending State: Mexico

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment

Session: 10

Recommendation: Stipulate a clear definition of the crime of torture in its national legal framework in compliance with the Convention against Torture and Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment and ensures investigation of all allegations of torture and ill-treatment, bring perpetrators to justice in compliance with international fair trial  standards, providing rehabilitation to victims

Recommending State: Slovakia

Response: Accepted

Action: 5

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. International instruments

Session: 10

Recommendation: Consider adopting legislation or other new measures to more fully monitor, report, investigate, and prosecute all allegations of torture, extrajudicial execution, or other abuse of those in prison

Recommending State: United States

Response: Accepted

Action: 3

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. Extrajudicial executions. Detention conditions

Session: 10

Recommendation: Fully investigate all allegations of torture or ill-treatment and, if appropriate, bring the perpetrators of such acts to justice, and consider bringing the Criminal Code into compliance with the Convention against Torture

Recommending State: Republic of Korea

Response: Accepted

Action: 5

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. International instruments

Session: 10

Recommendation: Ensure that cases of torture and ill-treatment are effectively investigated and that the perpetrators are prosecuted, and adapt the national definition of torture to that contained in the Convention against Torture

Recommending State: Switzerland

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. International instruments

Session: 10

Recommendation: Take effective steps in order to halt and prevent the frequent use of torture during the first days of police custody, in a manner which is consistent with its obligations under the Convention against Torture

Recommending State: Japan

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. International instruments

Session: 10

Recommendation: Adopt measures to fight impunity in cases of torture

Recommending State: Costa Rica

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. Impunity

Session: 10

Recommendation: Incorporate a section on rehabilitation of victims of torture into the draft bill on the national system for the prevention of torture

Recommending State: Hungary

Response: Accepted

Action: 5

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment

Session: 10