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News on Chile (11)

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Latin American NPMs: looking towards change
July 25, 2016
Chile commits to establish national torture prevention body
September 1, 2015

Resources

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Regional Forum on the OPCAT in Latin America - Outcome Report
February 19, 2015
Realidades de los Mecanismos Nacionales de Prevención de la Tortura en América Latina
November 20, 2014
Human Rights Committee: APT submission on Chile (2014)
July 3, 2014
Truth Commissions: a comparative study (2003)
August 20, 2013

OPCAT Status

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OPCAT Ratification : December 12, 2008
UNCAT Ratification : September 30, 1988
NPM Designated :

National Human Rights Institute (Instituto Nacional de Derechos Humanos)

NPM Type :

National Human Rights Commission

NPM Legal Framework :

National Human Rights Institute's Law (10 December 2009)

Information

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Population : 17 363 894
Area (sq km) : 756 102
Number of prisons : 103
Prison population : 43 961
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