Preventing torture in Europe


The CPT visits places of detention and assesses how persons deprived of their liberty are treated in order to strengthen their protection from torture and inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

In total:

  • 520 visits carried out (298 periodic + 222 ad hoc)
  • 474 visit reports published

So far this year:

  • 1 periodic visit
  • 4 ad hoc visits
  • 10 visit reports published

(as at 17 May 2024)