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News on Prevention

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African NHRIs designated as NPMs discuss their torture prevention mandate
November 9, 2017
Summer University focused on monitoring of police detention
August 4, 2016

Resources

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Preventing torture in Africa: Lessons and experiences from NHRIs - VIDEOs
August 24, 2018
Preventing torture in Africa: Lessons and experiences from NHRIs (2016)
August 24, 2018

OPCAT Status

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OPCAT Ratification : June 21, 2005
UNCAT Ratification : December 9, 1992
SPT Member : Satyabhooshun Gupt Domah (2017-2020)
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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Torture Laws compilation