Ratify United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UNCAT)

Proposer:

Ng Yap Hwa

Affiliations:

Teoh Beng Hock Trust for Democracy

Policy Code:

2b Human Rights

Problem Statement / Issue:

Repeated death in custody cases show that multiple institutions are dysfunctional. It is important to ratify the convention, align the domestic laws with international standards and reform all institutions involved in scrutinizing death in custody issues

Value(s) and Belief(s):

No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. (Article 5 of Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948)

Proposal of Solution and Call to Action:

Ratify United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UNCAT)

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