Tunisia

News on Prevention

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First regional exchange between the Tunisian and Mauritanian NPMs and the Moroccan CNDH
October 2, 2017
Tunisian NPM: Strategic thinking on the mandate’s basic aspects
September 6, 2017

Resources

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Interview with Hamida Dridi, National Authority for the Prevention of Torture in Tunisia
March 7, 2017
Dès aujourd’hui, la Tunisie ouvre les portes des lieux de détention pour prévenir la torture (2011)
September 30, 2016
The adoption of the NPM law in Tunisia brings hope for a torture free future (2013)
September 30, 2016
Cohérence du système de prévention de la torture en Tunisie
February 16, 2016
Statement UPR Tunisia (2012)
April 11, 2014

OPCAT Status

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OPCAT Ratification : June 29, 2011
OPCAT Ratification comment :

(OPCAT Ratification Law)

UNCAT Ratification : September 23, 1988
SPT Member : Ms Radhia Nasraoui (2015-2018)
NPM Designated :

National Authority for the Prevention of Torture

 

NPM Type :

New Specialised Institution

NPM Legal Framework :

Organic Law N° 2013-43 (23 October 2013) - French version and Arabic version 

 

Information

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Population : 10 486 339
Area (sq km) : 163 610
Number of prisons : 36
Prison population : 26 000