CPT

Anti-torture Committee publishes report on periodic visit to Croatia focusing on police, prisons and psychiatry

The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has published today the report on its periodic visit to Croatia, which took place from 14 to 22 March 2017, together with the response of the authorities.

https://rm.coe.int/16808e2a0e

https://rm.coe.int/16808e2a0f 

https://rm.coe.int/16808e2a10

 

Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes report on Poland

The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) publishes today the report on its most recent visit to Poland from 11 to 22 May 2017, together with the response of the Polish authorities.

https://rm.coe.int/16808c7a91

Respuesta:

https://rm.coe.int/16808c7a92

 

Azerbaijan: torture, impunity and corruption highlighted in new anti-torture committee publications

The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has published today reports on six of its visits to Azerbaijan – in 2004, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017 – together with the responses of the Azerbaijani Government. This means that all of the CPT’s reports on its visits to Azerbaijan are now public.

https://www.coe.int/en/web/cpt/-/azerbaijan-torture-impunity-and-corruption-highlighted-in-new-anti-torture-committee-publications

 

Anti-torture Committee publishes critical report on police ill-treatment in Serbia and the outdated treatment of remand prisoners

The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has published today the report on its ad hoc visit to Serbia, which took place from 31 May to 7 June 2017, together with the response of the Serbian Government.

Report: https://rm.coe.int/16808b5ee7

Executive summary: https://rm.coe.int/16808b5ee6

Response: https://rm.coe.int/16808b5eea

 

Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes response of the Belgian authorities

The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has published today the response of the Belgian authorities to the report on the CPT’s March/April 2017 visit to Belgium. The response provides information on the manner in which the Belgian authorities are implementing the recommendations made in the CPT’s report notably in relation to the treatment of prisoners, conditions of detention in prisons and the provision of care to psychiatric internees. In addition, it contains an update on the steps taken following the public statement issued by the Committee in 2017 and calling for the establishment of a minimum service in prison establishments guaranteeing prisoners’ basic rights, particularly during industrial action by prison staff. The response also provides information on the action taken by the Belgian authorities to address the CPT’s recommendations concerning the treatment of persons detained by the pólice.

https://rm.coe.int/16808b4f5a

 

 

Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes preliminary observations after its visit to immigration detention and psychiatric establishments in Greece

The focus of the visit was two-fold: to look into the treatment, living conditions and safeguards offered to civil and forensic patients in psychiatric establishments; and to examine the situation of foreign nationals deprived of their liberty under aliens’ legislation.

https://rm.coe.int/16808afaf6

Report to the Bulgarian Government on the visit to Bulgaria carried out by the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) from 25 September to 6 October 2017

The CPT has published today the report on its seventh periodic visit to Bulgaria, which took place from 25 September to 6 October 2017.Anti-torture committee says conditions in social care institutions could be described as inhuman and degrading; the situation in penitentiary establishments generally improved.

https://rm.coe.int/16807c4b74

Executive summary:

https://rm.coe.int/16807c4b75