Costa Rica Creates Legislation to Prevent Torture in Prisons

Costa Rica Creates Legislation to Prevent Torture in Prisons

18 February 2014 – Costa Rica’s president, Laura Chinchilla, today signed a law that legally establishes a national mechanism for the prevention of torture in prisons, which will be monitored by the Office of the Ombudsman.
“This is one more of the many actions of human rights that Costa Rica has established at the international level [...]