Finland

News on Prevention

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EU, Argentina and Mongolia launch global Alliance for Torture-Free Trade
September 20, 2017

OPCAT Status

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OPCAT Ratification : October 8, 2014
UNCAT Ratification : August 30, 1989
NPM Type :

Ombuds Institution

NPM Legal Framework :

Law No. 495/2013 amending the Parliamentary Ombudsman Act (28 June 2013) - sections 5 - 11 (h)

Parliamentary Ombudsman Act (No. 197/2002 of 14 March 2002)

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Population : 5 268 799
Area (sq km) : 338 145
Number of prisons : 30
Prison population : 3 011
Torture Laws compilation