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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

OPCAT Ratification : January 23, 2007
UNCAT Ratification : July 16, 1993
NPM Designated :

Human Rights Ombudsman, in collaboration with NGOs (Slovenian Red Cross, Legal Information Center for NGOs, Primus Institute, Slovenian Federation of Pensioners' Organisations and Novi paradoks)

NPM Type :

Ombuds Plus Institution

NPM Legal Framework :

OPCAT Ratification Law, Official Gazette n°20/2006 International Treaties, Official Gazette n°114/2006 (Unofficial translation)

Human Rights Ombudsman Act

Republic of Slovenia Constitution


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Area (sq km) : 20 273
Number of prisons : 7
Prison population : 1 301
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