Sierra Leone - OPCAT Situation

Opcat status

OPCAT Signature September 26, 2003
UNCAT Ratification April 25, 2001

Sierra Leone has been a State Signatory to the OPCAT since 2003. Although no effective monitoring system is in place, several organisations carry out visits to detention centers. 

  • Information

    Population 5 700 000
    Area (sq km) 71 740
    Number of prisons 18 (2 under construction)
    Prison population 1 899