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Preventing torture in Europe


About the CPT About the CPT

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.

Scheduled Periodic Visits Scheduled Periodic Visits
Statistics Statistics

In total:

  • 457 visits carried out (265 periodic + 192 ad hoc)
  • 417 visit reports published

So far this year:

  • 1 periodic visit and 2 ad hoc visits carried out
  • 11 visit reports published

(as at 5 August 2020)