Hungary

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 : January 12, 2012
OPCAT Ratification comment :

Accession with a declaration under Article 24, Part IV of the OPCAT (NPM designation deferred)

UNCAT Ratification : April 15, 1987
NPM Type :

Ombuds Institution

NPM Legal Framework :

Act CXI of 2011 on the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights (Chapter III/A)

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Population : 9 897 541
Area (sq km) : 93 028
Number of prisons : 33
Prison population : 17 976
Torture Laws compilation