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Chad - OPCAT Situation

Updated 28.09.2012

Chad signed the OPCAT during the 2012 UN Treaty Event in New York. It represented the first step towards the ratification of the instrument and implementation of its commitments taken during its review by the Universal Periodic Review (2009). Ratification of the OPCAT was also recommended by the Committee against Torture in 2009.

Opcat status
OPCAT Signature September 26, 2012
UNCAT Ratification June 9, 1995
Population 10 975 648 (July 2012 est.)
Area (sq km) 1 284 000
Number of prisons 46 (ICPS)
Prison population 3416 (ICPS)
Quick links

CAT: Concluding Observations (May 2009)

UPR: Report of the Working Group (May 2009)