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News on Prevention

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EU, Argentina and Mongolia launch global Alliance for Torture-Free Trade
September 20, 2017
UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture announces visits for 2015
November 26, 2014

OPCAT Status

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OPCAT Ratification : April 3, 2013
UNCAT Ratification : January 12, 1989
NPM Type :

New Specialised Institution

NPM Legal Framework :

Law N°10 of 21 February 2014 (Article 7) - Italian version

Law N° 208 of 28 December 2015 amending Article 7 of Law N°10 (21 February 2014) - Italian version

Implementing regulation N°36 (31 March 2015) - Italian version

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Population : 62 007 540
Area (sq km) : 301 340
Number of prisons : 190
Prison population : 56 436
Special juvenile establishments : 19
Torture Laws compilation