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Report for the European Committee of Social Rights

Belgium is one of the last Western European states not to have an explicit ban on corporal punishment. The lack of legislation prohibiting corporal punishment is contrary to the case law of the European Court of Human Rights and Belgium's …

Parallel report for the Committee against Torture

In its report for the UN Committee against Torture (CAT), the Federal Institute for Human Rights takes a closer look at some key human rights issues in Belgium, including illegitimate violence committed by police officers, detention conditions …
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