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Paraguay Immigration Detention

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New asylum applications (2016): 49

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12,741

Criminal prison population

2015

  • Criminal prison population
NumberObservation Date
12,7412015
6,1462009
6,1152007
6,2812005
5,0712003
4,1212001
3,7941998
2,7681995


4.2

Percentage of foreign prisoners

2014

  • Percentage of foreign prisoners
PercentageObservation Date
4.22014


180

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

2015

  • Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
NumberObservation Date
1802015
972009
992007
1052005
892003
752001
741998
571995



194

Refugees

2016

  • Refugees
NumberObservation Date
1942016
1722015
1532014


49

Total number of new asylum applications

2016

  • Total number of new asylum applications
NumberObservation Date
492016


0

Stateless persons

2016

  • Stateless persons
NumberObservation Date
02016

International Law Expand all

International treaties Show sources
NameRatification Year
OP CRC Communications Procedure2017
CRSSP, Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons2014
ICPED, International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance2010
CRPD, Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2008
ICRMW, International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families2008
CTOCSP, Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime2008
OPCAT, Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment2005
CTOCTP, Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children2004
ICERD, International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination2003
ICCPR, International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights1992
ICESCR, International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights1992
CRC, Convention on the Rights of the Child1990
CAT, Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment1990
CEDAW, Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women1987
CRSR, Geneva Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees1970
PCRSR, Protocol to the Geneva Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees1970
VCCR, Vienna Convention on Consular Relations1969
Ratio of relevant international treaties ratified
  17/19
Individual complaints procedure Show sources
NameAcceptance Year
CRPD, Optional Protocol to o the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities2008
CAT, declaration under article 22 of the Convention2002
CEDAW, Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 19992001
ICCPR, First Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 19661995
Ratio of complaints procedures accepted Show sources
NumberObservation Date
4/9
4/9

Regional legal instruments Show sources
NameYear of Ratification (Treaty) / Transposed (Directive) / Adoption (Regulation)
ACHR, American Convention on Human Rights1989
IACPPT, Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture1990
APACHR, Additional Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights in the Area of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights1997
CBDP, Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence against Women (Convention of Belem do Para)1995
IACFDP, Inter-American convention on Forced Disappearance of Persons1996

Visits by special procedures of the Human Rights Council Show sources
NameYear of VisitObservation Date
Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography20042015
Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment20062015
Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief20112015
Relevant recommendations of the UN Universal Periodic Review Show sources
Recomendation IssuedYear IssuedObservation Date
No20162017
No2011

Additional Resources


Immigration Detention through the Lens of International Human Rights: Lessons from South America – Global Detention Project Working Paper No. 23

Why hasn’t South America witnessed the same growth in immigration detention regimes that has occurred in the rest of the world? This Global Detention Project Working Paper discusses developments across the region through the lens of international human rights standards.

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