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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes new report on Latvia

29/06/2017

Looking at the treatment in police detention facilities, the CPT received a number of allegations from detained persons (including juveniles) of physical ill-treatment by police officers, mostly referring to the excessive use of force in the context of apprehension or tight handcuffing, as well...

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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee visits Latvia

26/04/2016

The main objective of the visit was to review the measures taken by the Latvian authorities to implement recommendations made by the Committee after its previous visits. In this context, the CPT’s delegation paid particular attention to the treatment and safeguards afforded to persons deprived of...

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Activities activities

Periodic visit: 12/04/2016 - 22/04/2016

  • CPT report: Latvian version:  [CPT/Inf (2017) 16]
    • Executive summary:  Latvian version:
  • Government response: Latvian version:  [CPT/Inf (2017) 17]
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  • Visit news flash

Ad hoc visit: 12/09/2013 - 17/09/2013

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2014) 5]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2014) 6]

Periodic visit: 05/09/2011 - 15/09/2011


Ad hoc visit: 03/12/2009 - 08/12/2009


Periodic visit: 27/11/2007 - 07/12/2007

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2009) 35]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2009) 36]

Ad hoc visit: 05/05/2004 - 12/05/2004

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2008) 15]
  • Government response: [CPT/inf (2008) 16]

Periodic visit: 25/09/2002 - 04/10/2002

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2005) 8]
  • Government response: [CPT/inf (2005) 9]

Periodic visit: 24/01/1999 - 03/02/1999

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2001) 27]
  • Government response:  [CPT/inf (2001) 28]