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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 most recent visit to Kosovo* from 6 to 16 October 2020, together with the response of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK).
The CPT publishes report on Kosovo*

In the course of the visit, the delegation examined the treatment and conditions of detention of persons held in several police establishments and prisons, as well as the treatment, living conditions and legal safeguards offered to civil and forensic psychiatric patients and residents in a social care institution. In this connection, it reviewed the measures taken by the relevant authorities to implement various recommendations made by the Committee after the previous visit carried out in 2015.

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

UNMIK’s response outlines the measures taken by the relevant authorities to implement the recommendations made by the CPT.


* All reference to Kosovo, whether to the territory, institutions or population, in this report shall be understood in full compliance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 and without prejudice to the status of Kosovo.

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