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 : September 26, 2006
UNCAT Ratification : March 12, 2001
SPT Member : Mr Kosta Mitrovic (2017-2020)
NPM Designated :

Protector of Citizens, in cooperation with the ombudsperson's offices from the autonomous provinces and human rights associations

NPM Type :

Ombuds Plus Institution

NPM Legal Framework :

Amendments to the Law on the Ratification of the OPCAT (28 July 2011)

Law on the the Protector of Citizens (published in the Official Gazette No. 79/2005 and 54/2007)

Information

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Population : 7 351 374
Area (sq km) : 77 474
Number of prisons : 28
Prison population : 10 226
Torture Laws compilation