Base de Dados sobre a Prevenção da Tortura

Estados Assinado CAT Ratificado CAT Assinado OPCAT Ratificado OPCAT Criminalização da Tortura Pena
Madagáscar01/10/200113/12/200524/09/2003 Art 2, 10-12 Law n°08/2008 of 25 June 2008 on torture and other cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment2-5 years imprisonment. From 5 years to life imprisonment depending on aggravating circumstances
Guiné-Bissau09/12/2000     
Comores22/09/2000     
Botsuana08/09/200008/09/2000    
Gana07/09/200007/09/200006/11/2006   
São Tomé e Príncipe06/09/2000     
África do Sul29/01/199310/12/199820/09/2006   
Nigéria28/07/198828/06/2001 27/07/2009pending 
Tunísia26/08/198723/09/1988 29/06/2011Art 101 Penal Code8 years imprisonment
Togo25/03/198718/11/198715/09/200520/07/2010pending 
Sudão04/06/1986     
Guiné30/05/198610/10/198916/09/2005   
Gabão21/01/198608/09/200015/12/200422/09/2010  
Argélia26/11/198512/09/1989  Art 263 bis Criminal Code5-10 years of imprisonment
Gâmbia23/10/1985     
Serra Leoa18/03/198525/04/200126/09/2003   
Senegal04/02/198521/08/198604/02/200318/10/2006Art 296-1 Penal Code 
Ruanda 15/12/2008    
Mauritânia 17/11/200427/09/2011   
Libéria 22/09/2004 22/09/2004pending 
Suazilândia 26/03/2004    
Congo 30/07/200329/09/2008   
Djibouti 05/11/2002    
Guiné Equatorial 08/10/2002  Art 3 Act No. 6/2006 on the Prevention of and Disciplinary Measures against TorturePrison terms between six months and six years, a fine of 300.000 CFA and a ban from holding public office for twice the period of imprisonment
Lesoto 12/11/2001    
Moçambique 14/09/1999    
Mali 26/02/199919/01/200412/05/2005  
Burkina Faso 04/01/199921/09/200507/07/2010  
Zâmbia 07/10/1998    
Níger 05/10/1998    
Quénia 21/02/1997  pending 
Malauí 11/06/1996    
República Democrática do Congo 18/03/1996 23/09/2010Bill passed by Parliament 
Costa do Marfim 18/12/1995    
Chade 09/06/1995    
Namíbia 28/11/1994  pending 
Etiópia 14/03/1994    
Burundi 18/02/1993  Art 196, 197, 200 – 209 Law n°1/05 of 22/04/2009 on the modification of the penal code10-15 years imprisonment. 20 years or life imprisonment depending on aggravating circumstances
Maurícia 09/12/1992 21/06/2005Art 78 Criminal Code5 years imprisonment
Cabo Verde 04/06/199226/09/2011   
Seicheles 05/05/1992    
Benim 12/03/199224/02/200520/09/2006pending 
Somália 24/01/1990    
Líbia 16/05/1989    
Camarões 19/12/198615/12/2009 Art 132 Penal CodeLife imprisonment or terms of imprisonment and a fine depending on aggravating circumstances or effects of the torture on the victim.
Uganda 03/11/1986  pending 
Egipto 25/06/1986  Art 126 Penal Code3-10 years imprisonment
Angola      
Eritreia      
República Centro-Africana      
República Árabe Sarauí Democrática      
Sudão do Sul      
Tanzânia      
Zimbabué  27/09/2010