Bosnia and Herzegovina

News on Prevention

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EU, Argentina and Mongolia launch global Alliance for Torture-Free Trade
September 20, 2017
South-Eastern European NPMs share concerns over treatment of persons with mental disabilities in detention
June 1, 2017

OPCAT Status

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OPCAT Ratification : October 24, 2008
OPCAT Ratification comment :

Bosnia and Herzegovina made a declaration under Article 24 (OPCAT) postponing the designation of the National Preventive Mechanism for 3 years

UNCAT Ratification : September 1, 1993
NPM Designated :

Under Consideration

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Population : 4 552 198
Area (sq km) : 51 129
Number of prisons : 8
Prison population : 1750
Federal Structure : 2 first-order administrative divisions and 1 internationally supervised district
Torture Laws compilation