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Timor-Leste - OPCAT Situation

Updated 14.06.2013

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. 

Opcat status
OPCAT Signature September 16, 2005
UNCAT Ratification April 16, 2003
Population 800 000
Area (sq km) 15 000
Number of prisons 2
Prison population 223
Quick links

Core document part of the reports of States Parties (July 2007)

UPR: Report of the Working Group (January 2012). Reply of Timor-Leste (March 2012)