Ahead of the adoption of a list of issues prior to reporting for the review of Sweden by the Committee against torture, the FIACAT and ACAT Sweden have submitted an alternative report.

The report raised a number of issues related to the criminalization of torture, fundamental legal safeguards, the principle of non-refoulement, the training of law enforcement officers, detention conditions, the implementation of a national preventive mechanism, the investigation and prosecution of allegations of torture. hate crimes, human trafficking and the use of coercive and intrusive measures in psychiatric hospitals.