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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee visits Belgium

10/04/2017

During the visit, the CPT delegation paid special attention to the situation of three categories of persons deprived of their liberty: persons held by the police, men and women prisoners (in particular high-security and remand prisoners) and psychiatric patients under an “internment” measure in a...

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Intolerable detention conditions in certain Belgian prisons during May 2016 strikes, says Council of Europe's anti-torture committee

18/11/2016

In the establishments visited, virtually all the prison staff were absent from their posts, and the prisons were functioning solely due to the efforts of management staff and a handful of volunteer prison and health service employees assisted by police officers or other reassigned staff. Even...

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Activities Activities

Periodic visit: 27/03/2017 - 06/04/2017


High-level talks: 21/06/2016


Ad hoc visit: 07/05/2016 - 09/05/2016

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (2016) 29]
    • Executive summary (in French):
  • Government response (in French): [CPT/Inf (2016) 30]
  • Publication news flash

Periodic visit: 24/09/2013 - 04/10/2013

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (2016) 13]
    • Executive summary (in French):
  • Government response (in French): [CPT/Inf (2016) 14]
  • Publication news flash

Ad hoc visit: 23/04/2012 - 27/04/2012

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (2012) 36]
  • Government response (in French): [CPT/Inf (2012) 37]
  • Publication news flash

Visit to Tilburg Prison: 17/10/2011 - 19/10/2011

  • CPT report: French version: [CPT/Inf (2012) 19]
  • Government response (in French): [CPT/Inf (2013) 10]

Periodic visit: 28/09/2009 - 07/10/2009

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (2010) 24]
  • Publication news flash
  • Government response (in French): [CPT/Inf (2011) 7]

Periodic visit: 18/04/2005 - 27/04/2005

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (2006) 15]
  • Publication news flash
  • Government response (in French): [CPT/inf (2006) 40]

Periodic visit: 25/11/2001 - 07/12/2001

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (2002) 25]
  • Publication news flash
  • Government response (in French): [CPT/inf (2003) 32]

Periodic visit: 31/08/1997 - 12/09/1997

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (98) 11]
  • Government interim report (in French): [CPT/inf (99) 6]
    • Appendices (in French):
  • Government follow-up report (in French): Dutch version: [CPT/Inf (99) 11]

Periodic visit: 14/11/1993 - 23/11/1993

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (94) 15
  • Government interim report (in French): [CPT/Inf (95) 6]
    • Appendices (in French):
  • Government follow-up report (in French):  [CPT/Inf (96) 7]