Azerbaijan

News on Prevention

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UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture announces visits for 2015
November 26, 2014
Welcome trend to publish European anti-torture Committee reports
November 8, 2013

OPCAT Status

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OPCAT Ratification : January 28, 2009
UNCAT Ratification : August 16, 1996
NPM Type :

Ombuds Institution

NPM Legal Framework :

Presidential Decree n°112 (13 January 2009) - Unofficial translation

Consitutional Law on Commissioner for Human Rights - Unofficial translation

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Population : 9 872 765
Area (sq km) : 86 600
Number of prisons : 53
Prison population : 22 526
Torture Laws compilation