Submission to United Nations Committee Against Torture
This submission was prepared by the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia (MHC) with the assistance of the World Organisation Against Torture, Institute for Human Rights (IHR), HOPS – Healthy Options Project Skopje, REACТOR – Research in Action, and HERA – Association for Health Education and Research. These organizations joined forces to prepare this submission for the third reporting cycle on the Republic of Macedonia within the CAT, to present our observations on the situation with regard to prevention and protection of torture and inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. Our views are presented through the prism of the List of issues prior to the submission of the third periodic report of the Republic of Macedonia. All torture and ill-treatment cases summarized in this submission have been reported to the organizations who prepared this text.