Reports raise concerns over practices in Switzerland

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Two recent reports remind us that abuse in places of detention is not just happening in totalitarian states.

While Switzerland earlier this week went through its second Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the Human Rights council, the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture as well as the National Commission for the Prevention of Torture both have released reports pointing out concerns with practices in the country.


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