Philippines

News on Prevention

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Philippines: Strong government leadership required to set up National Preventive Mechanism
November 26, 2017
NHRIs and torture prevention in South East Asia
November 20, 2017

Resources

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Regional Workshop on Preserving Human Dignity by Preventing Torture and Ill-treatment in ASEAN (2015)
February 5, 2018
The Torture Prevention Ambassadors' Good Practice Report (2016)
February 5, 2018
Statement UPR Philippines (2012)
January 30, 2018

OPCAT Status

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OPCAT Ratification : April 17, 2012
OPCAT Ratification comment :

Ratification with a declaration under Article 24 (Part III related to the SPT's mandate)

UNCAT Ratification : June 18, 1986
SPT Member : Ms June Caridad Pagaduan Lopez (2013-2016; 2017-2020)
NPM Designated :

Under Consideration

Information

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Population : 99 900 177
Area (sq km) : 300 000
Number of prisons : 1139
Prison population : 102 267
Torture Laws compilation