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Venezuela - OPCAT Situation

Updated 11.10.2012

Venezuela became a State Signatory to the OPCAT in 2011. Ratification is under consideration

Opcat status
OPCAT Signature July 1, 2011
UNCAT Ratification July 29, 1991
Information
Population 29 277 736
Area (sq km) 912 050
Number of prisons 33
Prison population 43 461
Quick links

SRT: Visit report (June 1996)

CAT: Concluding Observations (November 2002) and List of issues prior to reporting (2010)

UPR: Report of the Working Group (December 2011)

IACHR: Report on Venezuela - see chapter IV (2011)