Bolivia

News on Prevention

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Caribbean and Latin American States meet on torture prohibition
April 7, 2017
Preventing torture in Latin America - a shared responsibility
October 9, 2014

Resources

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Regional Forum on the OPCAT in Latin America - Outcome Report
October 24, 2017
Realidades de los Mecanismos Nacionales de Prevención de la Tortura en América Latina
October 1, 2017

OPCAT Status

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OPCAT Ratification : May 23, 2006
UNCAT Ratification : April 12, 1999
NPM Designated :

Service for the Prevention of Torture

NPM Type :

New Specialised Institution

NPM Legal Framework :

Law N° 474 (30 December 2013)

Decree N° 2082 implementing the NPM Law (20 August 2014)

Information

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Population : 10 969 649
Area (sq km) : 1 098 581
Number of prisons : 54
Prison population : 13 468
Torture Laws compilation