TAJIKISTAN: Human rights situation on the ground - torture and ill-treatment. Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review 25th session of the UPR Working Group, April-May 2016

This document was jointly produced by the NGO Coalition against Torture in Tajikistan (Coalition against Torture), that unites 12 human rights groups and five independent experts across Tajikistan, and International Partnership for Human Rights (Belgium). Its contents are supported by Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (Poland), the Norwegian Helsinki Committee and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT). The submission concentrates on developments regarding torture and other forms of ill-treatment since the first cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in October 2011.