Greece: anti-torture committee criticises treatment of irregular migrants and the continued detention of migrant children

In a report on its April and July 2016 visits to Greece, published today, the Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) raises concerns over the situation in the “hotspots” on the Aegean islands and is highly critical of the continued immigration detention of unaccompanied children.

Report: https://rm.coe.int/pdf/168074f85d

Executive summary: https://rm.coe.int/pdf/168074f90d

Government response: https://rm.coe.int/pdf/168074f90e

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