Background information about Syria:

Universal Periodic Review

Syria was examined under the Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review mechanism during the 12th session of the UPR Working Group on 3-14 October 2011 in Geneva.

Treaty Bodies



Committee Against Torture

Syria was examined by the UN Committee Against Torture (CAT) - which is responsible for monitoring the implementation of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment - at its 44th session, 26 April - 14 May 2010 in Geneva.

Special Procedures

The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Olivier De Schutter, visited Syria from 29 August to 7 September 2010.

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