Moldova

News on Prevention

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EU, Argentina and Mongolia launch global Alliance for Torture-Free Trade
September 20, 2017
Summer University focused on monitoring of police detention
August 4, 2016

OPCAT Status

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OPCAT Ratification : July 24, 2006
UNCAT Ratification : November 28, 1995
SPT Member : Mr Victor Zaharia (2013-2016; 2017-2020)
NPM Designated :

Council for the Prevention of Torture, composed of 7 members, including the Ombudsperson (Moldovan Centre for Human Rights), the Ombudsperson for children and 5 members proposed by the civil society.

NPM Type :

Ombuds Plus Institution

NPM Legal Framework :

Law N° 52 on the People's Advocate (Ombudsperson's Office) - 3 April 2014

Information

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Population : 3 656 843 (estimation July 2012)
Area (sq km) : 33 851
Number of prisons : 17
Prison population : 6 476
Torture Laws compilation