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News on Senegal (10)

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Summer University focused on monitoring of police detention
August 4, 2016
Training on police monitoring with Senegal’s NPM
March 13, 2015

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Preventing torture in Africa: Lessons and experiences from National Human Rights Institutions
November 29, 2016
Interview with Boubou Diouf Tall, Senegal
August 6, 2014
The Prevention of Torture in Africa: Dakar conference proceedings (2010)
December 20, 2013

OPCAT Status

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OPCAT Ratification : October 18, 2006
UNCAT Ratification : August 21, 1986
NPM Type :

New Specialised Institution

NPM Legal Framework :

NPM law n°2009-13 (02 March 2009)

NPM implementing decree n° 2011-842 (16 June 2011)

Decree n° 2012-119 nominating Boubou Diouf Tall (19 January 2012)

Information

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Population : 13 975 834
Area (sq km) : 196 722
Number of prisons : 37
Prison population : 8 630
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