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Sierra Leone - OPCAT Situation

Updated 21.03.2013

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. 

Opcat status
OPCAT Signature September 26, 2003
UNCAT Ratification April 25, 2001
Population 5 700 000
Area (sq km) 71 740
Number of prisons 18 (2 under construction)
Prison population 1 899
Quick links

UPR: Report of the Working Group (July 2011)