Poland

News on Prevention

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EU, Argentina and Mongolia launch global Alliance for Torture-Free Trade
September 20, 2017
Need for continuous OSCE focus on torture prevention
November 27, 2014

OPCAT Status

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OPCAT Ratification : September 14, 2005
UNCAT Ratification : July 26, 1989
NPM Type :

Ombuds Institution

NPM Legal Framework :

Act on the Commissioner for Human Rights and Constitution of the Republic of Poland (relevant excerpt)

Amendments to the Act on the Commssioner for Human Rights related to the NPM mandate

Information

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Population : 38 346 279
Area (sq km) : 312 685
Number of prisons : 215
Prison population : 78 403
Torture Laws compilation