Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

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General Information

  1. Type: Convention
  2. Date of signature:
  3. Place of signature: New York
  4. Depositary:
  5. Date of entry into force: 26/06/1987

Category

Human Rights and Labour Standards

Sub category

Human Rights

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Country ratifications
CountryRatification date
Afghanistan01/04/1987
Albania11/05/1994
Algeria12/09/1989
Andorra22/09/2006
Angola10/12/1984
Antigua and Barbuda19/07/1993
Argentina24/09/1986
Armenia13/09/1993
Australia08/08/1989
Austria29/07/1987
Azerbaijan16/08/1996
Bahamas10/12/1984
Bahrain06/03/1998
Bangladesh05/10/1998
Barbados10/12/1984
Belarus13/03/1987
Belgium25/06/1999
Belize17/03/1986
Benin12/03/1992
Bhutan10/12/1984
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)12/04/1999
Bosnia and Herzegovina01/09/1993
Botswana08/09/2000
Brazil28/09/1989
Brunei Darussalam10/12/1984
Bulgaria16/12/1986
Burkina Faso04/01/1999
Burundi18/02/1993
Cambodia15/10/1992
Cameroon19/12/1986
Canada24/06/1987
Cape Verde04/06/1992
Central African Republic10/12/1984
Chad09/06/1995
Chile30/09/1988
China04/10/1988
Colombia08/12/1987
Comoros10/12/1984
Congo30/07/2003
Costa Rica10/12/1984
Cote d'Ivoire11/11/1993
Croatia18/12/1995
Cuba12/10/1992
Cyprus17/05/1995
Czech Republic18/07/1991
Democratic People's Republic of Korea22/02/1993
Democratic Republic of the Congo10/12/1984
Denmark18/03/1996
Djibouti27/05/1987
Dominica05/11/2002
Dominican Republic10/12/1984
Ecuador24/01/2012
Egypt30/03/1988
El Salvador25/06/1986
Equatorial Guinea17/06/1996
Eritrea08/10/2002
Estonia25/09/2014
Ethiopia21/10/1991
Falkland Islands14/03/1994
Fiji10/12/1984
Finland14/03/2016
France30/08/1989
Gabon18/02/1986
Gambia08/09/2000
Georgia10/12/1984
Germany26/10/1994
Ghana01/10/1990
Greece07/09/2000
Grenada10/12/1984
Guatemala05/01/1990
Guinea10/10/1989
Guinea-Bissau24/09/2013
Guyana19/05/1988
Haiti10/12/1984
Holy See26/06/2002
Honduras05/12/1996
Hungary15/04/1987
Iceland23/10/1996
India10/12/1984
Indonesia28/10/1998
Iran10/12/1984
Iraq07/07/2011
Ireland11/04/2002
Israel03/10/1991
Italy12/01/1989
Jamaica10/12/1984
Japan29/06/1999
Jordan13/11/1991
Kazakhstan26/08/1998
Kenya21/02/1997
Kiribati10/12/1984
Kuwait08/03/1996
Kyrgyzstan05/09/1997
Lao People's Democratic Republic26/09/2012
Latvia14/04/1992
Lebanon05/10/2000
Lesotho12/11/2001
Liberia22/09/2004
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya16/05/1989
Liechtenstein02/11/1990
Lithuania01/02/1996
Luxembourg29/09/1987
Macedonia (The former Yugoslav Republic of)13/12/2005
Madagascar11/06/1996
Malawi10/12/1984
Malaysia20/04/2004
Maldives26/02/1999
Mali13/09/1990
Malta10/12/1984
Marshall Islands17/11/2004
Mauritania09/12/1992
Mauritius23/01/1986
Mexico10/12/1984
Micronesia (Federated States of)06/12/1991
Moldova24/01/2002
Monaco23/10/2006
Mongolia21/06/1993
Montenegro14/09/1999
Morocco10/12/1984
Mozambique28/11/1994
Myanmar26/09/2012
Namibia14/05/1991
Nauru21/12/1988
Nepal10/12/1989
Netherlands05/07/2005
New Zealand05/10/1998
Nicaragua28/06/2001
Niger10/12/1984
Nigeria09/07/1986
Norway10/12/1984
Oman23/06/2010
Pakistan10/12/1984
Palau24/08/1987
Palestine10/12/1984
Panama12/03/1990
Papua New Guinea07/07/1988
Paraguay18/06/1986
Peru26/07/1989
Philippines09/02/1989
Poland11/01/2000
Portugal09/01/1995
Qatar28/11/1995
Republic of Korea18/12/1990
Romania03/03/1987
Russian Federation15/12/2008
Rwanda10/12/1984
Saint Kitts and Nevis10/12/1984
Saint Lucia01/08/2001
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines10/12/1984
Samoa27/11/2006
San Marino10/12/1984
Sao Tome and Principe23/09/1997
Saudi Arabia21/08/1986
Senegal12/03/2001
Serbia05/05/1992
Seychelles25/04/2001
Sierra Leone10/12/1984
Singapore28/05/1993
Slovakia16/07/1993
Slovenia10/12/1984
Solomon Islands24/01/1990
Somalia10/12/1998
South Africa30/04/2015
South Sudan21/10/1987
Spain03/01/1994
Sri Lanka02/04/2014
Sudan10/12/1984
Suriname10/12/1984
Swaziland26/03/2004
Sweden08/01/1986
Switzerland02/12/1986
Syrian Arab Republic19/08/2004
Tajikistan11/01/1995
Thailand02/10/2007
Timor-Leste12/12/1994
Togo16/04/2003
Tonga18/11/1987
Trinidad and Tobago10/12/1984
Tunisia10/12/1984
Turkey23/09/1988
Turkmenistan02/08/1988
Tuvalu25/06/1999
Uganda10/12/1984
Ukraine03/11/1986
United Arab Emirates24/02/1987
United Kingdom19/07/2012
United Republic of Tanzania08/12/1988
United States of America10/12/1984
Uruguay21/10/1994
Uzbekistan24/10/1986
Vanuatu28/09/1995
Venezuela12/07/2011
Viet Nam29/07/1991
Western Sahara05/02/2015
Yemen05/11/1991
Zambia07/10/1998
Treaties analysis
YearRatifications
198438
198614
198713
198811
198910
19907
19918
19927
19939
19947
19957
19969
19973
19987
19997
20005
20015
20025
20032
20045
20052
20063
20071
20081
20101
20112
20124
20131
20142
20152
20161
Total199
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