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News on Mauritius (3)

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Summer University focused on monitoring of police detention
August 4, 2016
Rwandan delegation visited Mauritius to learn from NPM experience
May 27, 2016

Resources

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Preventing torture in Africa: Lessons and experiences from National Human Rights Institutions
November 29, 2016
Preventing torture in Africa: Lessons and experiences from National Human Rights Institutions
March 18, 2016

OPCAT Status

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OPCAT Ratification : June 21, 2005
UNCAT Ratification : December 9, 1992
SPT Member : Mr Paul Lam Shang Leen (2011 - 2016)
NPM Type :

National Human Rights Commission

NPM Legal Framework :

NPM Act (No. 21 of 3 August 2012)

Law on the Human Rights Commission (The Protection of Human Rights Act 19/1998 of February 1999)

Information

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Population : 1 339 827
Area (sq km) : 2040
Number of prisons : 10
Prison population : 2 123
Torture Laws compilation
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