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:

  • 519 visits carried out (297 periodic + 222 ad hoc)
  • 471 visit reports published

So far this year:

  • .. periodic visits
  • 4 ad hoc visits
  • 7 visit reports published

(as at 15 April 2024)