United Nations

CAT/OP/BRA/1/Add.1

Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and
Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or
Punishment

Distr.: General
18 February 2013
Original: English

Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture

Report on the visit of the Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other
Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment to Brazil
Addendum

Replies of Brazil to the recommendations and request for information made by
the Subcommittee***
Contents
Paragraphs Page

I.Introduction1–123
II.The Brazilian prison system13-304
A.Institutional structure13-264
B.General data27-307
III.Social educative system31-427
A.Institutional structure31-367
B.General data37-429
IV.Policies43-15110
A.Infrastructure43-5010
B.Management improvement and modernization51-8312
C.Education84-9318
D.Work94-9619
E.Health97-11819
F.Comments on the observations of the Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture119-12223
G.Justice and public security system123-13023
H.Measures to improve the social-educative system131-14125
I.Treatment of drug addiction142-15128
V.Policies on preventing and combatting torture152-19130
A.Plan of integrated actions for preventing and combating torture in Brazil156-16231
B.Mechanism for preventing and combating torture163-16932
C.The National Human Rights Ombudsman Office170-17634
D.Mechanism for combating torture and ill-treatment in the socio-educative
system177-18135
E.Other actions by the Ministry of Justice182-19136
VI.Reference to the recommendations of the United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture 19237

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