How To Complain About Human Rights Treaty Violations

Checklist for Submitting Complaints


There is no page limit for a complaint submission.

If the details of the complaint are lengthy, it is useful to submit a short summary (approx. 1500 words) of the contents of the complaint.

The complaint will be handled more quickly if it is submitted in English, French or Spanish.


Pitfalls to Avoid

Common grounds for failing to satisfy preliminary criteria for the registration and subsequent examination of the petition: