News on Prevention

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EU, Argentina and Mongolia launch global Alliance for Torture-Free Trade
September 20, 2017
States launch long term anti-torture initiative
March 4, 2014

OPCAT Status

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OPCAT Ratification : June 25, 2004
UNCAT Ratification : May 27, 1987
NPM Designated :

Danish Parliamentary Ombudsman, in collaboration with DIGNITY (NGO) and the Danish Institute for Human Rights (National Human Rights Institution)

NPM Type :

Ombuds Plus Institution

NPM Legal Framework :

Ombudsman Act

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Population : 5 450 661
Area (sq km) : 43 094
Number of prisons : 57
Prison population : 4198
Torture Laws compilation