Practice Related to Rule 94. Slavery and Slave Trade
In 2006, in its fifth periodic report to the Human Rights Committee, Chile stated:
Chile abolished slavery in 1823. Article 19.2 of the Constitution expressly states that “There are no slaves in Chile, and those who tread its soil shall be free”. The 1926 Slavery Convention, the 1953 Protocol to it and the 1956 Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery were approved on 20 June 1995 and Chile’s documents of accession were deposited with the United Nations on 7 November 1995.