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Human Rights Watch Updated Submission to the United Nations Human Rights Committee in Advance of its Review of Lebanon

We write in advance of your upcoming review of the Lebanese government’s compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. The information in this submission is an update to our earlier submission. This updated submission relates to torture, freedom of expression and opinion, privacy, family, and right of peaceful assembly. Torture and Ill-Treatment (Articles 7, 9, 10) Human Rights Watch and Lebanese human rights organizations routinely document credible reports of torture and cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment in Lebanon. However, authorities have failed to properly…

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