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Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture (OPCAT)

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African Commission on Human and People's Rights
Amnesty International
APT
APT OPCAT Database
CPT
FIACAT
HRW
Human Rights Implementation Centre of the University of Bristol
IDA
Inter-American Commission of Human Rights
INTERIGHTS
IRCT
OMCT
Penal Reform International
Torture Reporting Book
WNUSP

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The Current Members of the SPT:

Name of member

Country of nationality

Term of office

Ms. Mari AMOS  

Estonia

31 December 2014

Mr. Hans-Jörg Viktor BANNWART Switzerland 31 December 2016

Mr. Arman DANIELYAN

Armenia

31 December 2014

Mr. Malcolm EVANS, Chairperson United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 31 December 2016
Mr. Enrique Andrés FONT Argentina 31 December 2016

Mr. Emilio GINÉS SANTIDRIÁN

Spain

31 December 2014

Ms. Lowell Patria GODDARD New Zealand 31 December 2016
Ms. Suzanne JABBOUR, Vice-Chairperson Lebanon 31 December 2016
Mr. Milos JANKOVIC Serbia 31 December 2016
Mr. Paul LAM SHANG LEEN Mauritius 31 December 2016
Mr. Víctor MADRIGAL-BORLOZ Costa Rica 31 December 2016

Mr. Petros MICHAELIDES

Cyprus

31 December 2014

Ms. Aisha Shujune MUHAMMAD, Vice-Chairperson

Maldives

31 December 2014

Mr. Olivier OBRECHT (resignation on 12 December 2013)

France

31 December 2014

Ms. June Caridad PAGADUAN LOPEZ Philippines 31 December 2016

Mr. Hans Draminsky PETERSEN  

Denmark

31 December 2014

Ms. Maria Margarida E. PRESSBURGER Brazil 31 December 2016
Mr. Christian PROSS (resignation on 30 October 2013) Germany 31 December 2016

Ms. Judith SALGADO

Ecuador

31 December 2014

Mr. Miguel SARRE IGUÍNIZ

Mexico

31 December 2014

Ms. Aneta STANCHEVSKA

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

31 December 2014

Mr. Wilder TAYLER SOUTO, Vice-Chairperson

Uruguay

31 December 2014

Mr. Felipe VILLAVICENCIO TERREROS

Peru

31 December 2014

Mr. Victor ZAHARIA Republic of Moldova 31 December 2016

Mr. Fortuné Gaétan ZONGO

Burkina Faso

31 December 2014

 

 
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