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178

Criminal prison population

2016

  • Criminal prison population
NumberObservation Date
1782016
1852011
2402009
1552005
1302002
991994
871992


0.8

Percentage of foreign prisoners

2002

  • Percentage of foreign prisoners
PercentageObservation Date
0.82002


85

Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)

2016

  • Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
NumberObservation Date
852016
1012011
1392009
992005
902002
771994
711992

Domestic Law Expand all

Legal tradition Show sources
NameObservation Date
Civil law2017
Customary law2017

Is the detention of vulnerable persons provided in law? Are they detained in practice? Show sources
NameIn LawIn PracticeObservation Date
Accompanied minorsNot mentionedNo2015
Unaccompanied minorsNot mentionedNo2015

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International treaties Show sources
NameRatification Year
ICESCR, International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights2017
VCCR, Vienna Convention on Consular Relations1983
ICERD, International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination2017
ICESCR, International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights2017
ICCPR, International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights2017
CEDAW, Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women2003
CAT, Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment2017
CRC, Convention on the Rights of the Child1991
ICRMW, International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families2017
CRPD, Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2015
CRSR, Geneva Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees1978
CTOCTP, Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children2006
CTOCSP, Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime2006
Ratio of relevant international treaties ratified
  13/19
Individual complaints procedure Show sources
NameAcceptance Year
ICCPR, First Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 19662017
CEDAW, Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 19992017
Ratio of complaints procedures accepted Show sources
NumberObservation Date
2/82017

Regional legal instruments Show sources
NameYear of Ratification (Treaty) / Transposed (Directive) / Adoption (Regulation)
ACHPR, African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights1986

Relevant recommendations of the UN Universal Periodic Review Show sources
Recomendation IssuedYear IssuedObservation Date
No20112017
No20152017

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