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Cape Verde - OPCAT Situation

Updated 20.07.2017

Cape Verde signed the OPCAT on 26 September 2011 and deposited the instrument of ratification to the United Nations on 1 April 2016.

The SPT member Haimoud Ramdan is the SPT Focal Point for Cape Verde.

Opcat status
OPCAT Ratification April 1, 2016
UNCAT Ratification June 14, 1992
Population 545 993
Area (sq km) 4 033
Number of prisons 5
Prison population 1 434
Quick links

UPR: Report of the Working Group (July 2013)

CCPR: Concluding observations (April 2012)

African Commission on Human and People’s Rights: Periodic Report (1987-1991)