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South-Eastern European NPMs share concerns over treatment of persons with mental disabilities in detention
June 1, 2017
Network of NPMs stress need to support victims of torture
June 28, 2013

OPCAT Status

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OPCAT Ratification : September 26, 2006
UNCAT Ratification : March 12, 2001
SPT Member : Mr Milos Jankovic (2013 - 2016)
NPM Designated :

Protector of Citizens, in cooperation with the ombudsperson's offices from the autonomous provinces and human rights associations

NPM Type :

Ombuds Plus Institution

NPM Legal Framework :

Amendments to the Law on the Ratification of the OPCAT (28 July 2011)

Law on the the Protector of Citizens (published in the Official Gazette No. 79/2005 and 54/2007)

Information

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Population : 7 351 374
Area (sq km) : 77 474
Number of prisons : 28
Prison population : 10 226
Torture Laws compilation
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