Armenia

News on Prevention

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EU, Argentina and Mongolia launch global Alliance for Torture-Free Trade
September 20, 2017
Armenian NPM shares working experience with international experts
November 6, 2011

OPCAT Status

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OPCAT Ratification : September 14, 2006
UNCAT Ratification : September 13, 1993
SPT Member : Mr Arman Danielyan (2011-2018)
NPM Designated :

Human Rights Defender

NPM Type :

Ombuds Institution

NPM Legal Framework :

Article 6(1), (Unofficial translation), Amendment to the Law on the Human Rights Defender's Office, (8 April 2008);

Resolution of the National Assembly ratifying the OPCAT (Unoffficial translation)

 

Information

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Population : 3 051 250
Area (sq km) : 29 743
Number of prisons : 11
Prison population : 4 873
Torture Laws compilation