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CPT publishes report on its UK visit: criticism levelled at spiralling violence and lack of safety in prisons; and inadequate safeguards to protect patients in mental health settings highlighted

19/04/2017

In the report, the CPT welcomes the recent recognition by the authorities to reform the prison system of England and Wales. Yet, it underlines that unless concrete, determined and swift action is taken to significantly reduce the current prison population, the regime improvements envisaged by the...

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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee visits the United Kingdom Sovereign Base Areas on Cyprus

17/02/2017

The visit provided an opportunity to examine the treatment and safeguards in place for persons deprived of their liberty by the SBA Police and the British Forces Cyprus and to assess the conditions of detention and treatment of persons held in Dhekelia Prison. The CPT’s delegation also briefly...

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Activities activities

Ad hoc visit: 09/02/2017 - 11/02/2017 (Sovereign Base Areas on Cyprus)


Periodic visit: 30/03/2016 - 12/04/2016

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2017) 9]
    • Executive summary:

Ad hoc visit: 13/11/2014 - 19/11/2014 (Gibraltar)

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2015) 40]
    • Executive summary:
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2015) 41]

Ad hoc visit: 22/10/2012 - 24/10/2012 (return flight)


Periodic visit: 17/09/2012 - 28/09/2012


Ad hoc visit: 20/06/2010 - 21/06/2010


Ad hoc visit: 15/03/2010 - 26/03/2010

  • CPT report (Jersey): [CPT/Inf (2010) 35]
  • Government response (Jersey): [CPT/Inf (2010) 36]
  • CPT report (Guernsey): [CPT/Inf (2010) 37]
  • Government response (Guernsey): [CPT/Inf (2010) 38]
  • Publication news flash

Periodic visit: 18/11/2008 - 01/12/2008


Ad hoc visit: 02/12/2007 - 06/12/2007

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2008) 27]
  • Government response:  [CPT/Inf (2008) 28]

Ad hoc visit: 20/11/2005 - 25/11/2005

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2006) 28]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2006) 29]

Ad hoc visit: 11/07/2005 - 15/07/2005

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2006) 26]
  • Government response:  [CPT/Inf (2006) 27]

Ad hoc visit: 14/03/2004 - 19/03/2004


Periodic visit: 12/05/2003 - 23/05/2003

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2005) 1]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2005) 2]

Ad hoc visit: 17/02/2002 - 21/02/2002


Periodic visit: 04/02/2001 - 16/02/2001

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2002) 6]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2002) 7]

Periodic visit : 29/11/1999 - 08/12/1999 (Northern Ireland)

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2001) 6]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2001) 7]

Ad hoc visit: 08/09/1997 - 17/09/1997

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2000) 1]
  • Government response:  [CPT/Inf (2000) 7]

Periodic visit: 15/05/1994 - 31/05/1994

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (96) 11]
  • Government final response: [CPT/Inf (96) 12]

Ad hoc visit : 20/07/1993 - 29/07/1993 (Northern Ireland)

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (94) 17]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (94) 18]

Periodic visit: 29/07/1990 - 10/08/1990

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (91) 15]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (91) 16]
  • Government follow-up report: [CPT/Inf (93) 9]