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Guinea - OPCAT Situation

Updated 26.08.2015

Guinea signed the OPCAT in 2005 and ratification has been under consideration since then.

During the review of its periodic report by the UN Committee against Torture in May 2014, the government of Guinea committed to ratify the OPCAT. The commitment was reiterated on the occasion of its examination by the Universal Periodic Review of the Human Rights Council in January 2015.

Opcat status
OPCAT Signature September 16, 2005
UNCAT Ratification October 10, 1989
Population 11 780 162
Area (sq km) 245 857
Number of prisons 33
Prison population 2 600
Quick links

CAT: Concluding observations (June 2014)

UPR: Report of the Working Group (April 2015)