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UN Convention Against Torture

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL1586, tabled on 7 July 2022

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the joint submission by Human Rights Watch and Lawyers for Justice on the Palestinian Authority and Hamas to the UN Committee Against Torture at its 74th Session, 12–29 July; and what discussions they have had with the Palestinian Authority as a signatory of the Convention Against Torture.

Answered on

21 July 2022

We are aware of the joint submission and will review the findings. We take allegations or concerns of torture and mistreatment very seriously and will follow up with action, as appropriate.