This week, four survivors of US torture filed a complaint against Canada with the United Nations Committee Against Torture for the country's failure to investigate and prosecute Bush during his visit to British Columbia last year, the first such complaint filed with the UN Committee, it said.
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UNCAT stands for United Nations Committee Against Torture
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- Union Nationale des Coopératives Agricoles de Céréales
- United Nations Convention Against Corruption
- United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
- University of North Carolina at Greensboro
- University of North Carolina Alumni Heart Study
- Uncovering New Chicago Archives Project (Chicago, IL)
- United Nations Consolidated Appeals Process
- United Nations Conventional Arms Register
- United Nations Conference on the Application of Science and Technology for the Benefit of the Less Developed Areas
- United Nations Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment
- University of North Carolina at Wilmington
- Union National Community Bank (Mount Joy, PA)
- United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity
- University of North Carolina Board of Governors
- Union Nationale Culture et Bibliothèques pour Tous (French: National Union Culture and Libraries for All; Paris, France)
- Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kampala, Uganda)
- United Nations Church Center (New York, NY)
- United Nations Compensation Commission
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The panelists will include Hungary Foreign Affairs Minister and Deputy State Secretary for Global Affairs Szabolcs Takccs, Chair of the Co-ordination Committee of Special Procedures Michel Forst, Chair of the United Nations Committee against Torture Claudio Grossman and Human Rights Defenders Project executive director of the East and Horn of Africa Hassan Shire Shaikh Ahmed.
The United Nations Committee Against Torture said Friday it is "deeply concerned about gross and pervasive human rights violations in Syria," which are allegedly taking place "in a context of impunity.
It is important because Habre's suit could jeopardise the right provided under the United Nations Committee Against Torture to try Hissene Habre", he said.
The United Nations Committee Against Torture last year expressed deep concern over allegations of widespread torture in China and called on the government to probe rights abuses in its prisons.
The United Nations Committee Against Torture, meeting in Geneva, also revisited the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, urging the government to grant reparations and investigate the crackdown, The News reported.
According to the mandate of the Coalition against Torture, the annual report is based on material provided by the coalition to the United Nations Committee against Torture in September 2008.
Lest there be any doubt about the dangers of sending him back, let us remember that the United Nations Committee Against Torture repeated its previous concerns about Uzbekistan in a report late last year.