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BICI Recommendation 1722(b) (Implemented)
Mechanism to investigate ill treatment and public abuses ...
To establish a standing independent body to examine all complaints of torture or ill-treatment, excessive use of force or other abuses at the hands of the authorities. The burden of proving that treatment complies with the prohibition of torture and other ill-treatment should be on the State.

Progress & Actions

Implemented

The External Legal Experts have advised that the “standing body” role can be fulfilled by the office of the Attorney-General. The UNODC will provide technical assistance with implementing this recommendation as (see recommendation 1717) as will ISISC (see recommendation 1722(a)).

Recommendations