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News on Ecuador (6)

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Summer University focused on monitoring of police detention
August 4, 2016
Latin American NPMs: looking towards change
July 25, 2016

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

OPCAT Status

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OPCAT Ratification : July 20, 2010
UNCAT Ratification : March 30, 1988
NPM Designated :

Ombudsperson's Office (Defensoría del Pueblo)

NPM Type :

Ombuds Institution

NPM Legal Framework :

NPM Resolution N°111 by the Ombudpserson's Office (8 November 2011)

Information

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Population : 15 654 411
Area (sq km) : 283 561
Number of prisons : 50
Prison population : 24 722
Torture Laws compilation
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