Torture: Submission to National Interest Analysis on Ratification OP-CAT

The Human Rights Law Resource Centre strongly supports Australia's proposed accession to the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (Optional Protocol). The Optional Protocol establishes a system of regular visits to places of detention by both international and domestic independent expert bodies in order to prevent torture and other forms of ill-treatment from occurring.

Download the HRLC submission here.