Deprived of Liberty

Questionnaires

Questionnaire on the use of preventive or pre-trial detention, 2012

On August 31, 2012 the IACHR publicized a questionnaire on the use of preventive (or pre-trial) detention in the OAS Member States, aiming to obtain input for the drafting of a regional report on this subject. On October 4, the IACHR announced a general extension and set the November 2, 2012 as the deadline for submission of responses to the questionnaire. The consultation process encompassed governments, regional organizations, scholars, civil society organizations, and other stakeholders engaged in promoting respect for and defense of the rights of persons deprived of liberty.

The IACHR is no longer receiving responses to this questionnaire.

Questionnaire in the context of the thematic report on Persons Deprived of Liberty in the Americas, 2010

In 2010, the IACHR published a questionnaire to obtain information for the elaboration of a thematic report. The report is aimed at providing specific recommendations and to promote the implementation of the international standards for the protection of the human rights of persons deprived of liberty. The consultation process encompassed governments, regional organizations, scholars, civil society organizations, and other stakeholders engaged in promoting respect for and defense of the rights of persons deprived of liberty.

The deadline to send responses was originally May 21, 2010. On May 28, 2010, the IACHR extended this deadline to June 21, 2010. The period to receive answers is now closed.