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The CPT publishes report on Finland

The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has published today the report on its periodic visit to Finland, which took place from 7 to 18 September 2020.
05/05/2021
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The CPT publishes report on Finland

The main objective of the visit was to review the treatment of persons deprived of their liberty by the police and in immigration detention, as well as the situation of prisoners. The delegation further carried out visits to two State Residential Schools and to the psychiatric units of Helsinki University Hospital at Kellokoski.

The main findings and conclusions of the CPT are set out in the executive summary of the report.

The report has been made public under an automatic publication procedure introduced by the Finnish authorities in 2016.