Timor-Leste - OPCAT Situation

Opcat status

OPCAT Signature September 16, 2005
UNCAT Ratification April 16, 2003

Timor-Leste has been a State Signatory to the OPCAT since 2005. Although the option of ratifying the OPCAT has been referred to the Council of Ministers for approval in 2007, no concrete steps have been taken in this direction. 

  • Information

    Population 800 000
    Area (sq km) 15 000
    Number of prisons 2
    Prison population 223