Committee against Torture

Committee against Torture

Monitoring the prevention of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

[image: Haitian prisoners being held before trial in a jail cell at a police station in Port-au-Prince. UN Photo# 187325C]The Committee Against Torture (CAT) is the body of 10 independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment by its State parties.