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Albania: Anti-torture committee concludes that the treatment of persons detained by the police has improved, but conditions of forensic psychiatric patients remain unacceptable

24/05/2018

The vast majority of detained persons interviewed by the CPT’s delegation indicated that they had been treated correctly by the police, and the delegation received only a small number of allegations of recent physical ill-treatment by police officers (such as excessive use of force at the time of...

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EN FR

Council of Europe anti-torture Committee announces visits to eight states in 2018

04/04/2017

The Committee intends to examine the treatment of persons deprived of their liberty in the following countries: Albania Andorra Czech Republic Georgia Hungary Norway Romania Slovak Republic Persons in possession of information concerning deprivation of liberty in any of these countries which they...

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EN FR

CPT holds high-level talks in Albania

14/12/2017

The main objective was to discuss the situation of forensic psychiatric patients and mentally-ill prisoners at Zaharia Special Facility for Ill Inmates in Kruja and the Prison Hospital in Tirana, in the light of the findings of previous visits by the CPT, and the implementation of the CPT’s...

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Activities Activities

High-level talks: 11/12/2017


Ad hoc visit: 02/02/2017 - 09/02/2017


Periodic visit: 04/02/2014 - 14/02/2014

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2016) 6]
    • Executive summary
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2016) 7]
  • Publication news flash

Ad hoc visit: 30/01/2011 - 01/02/2011

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2016) 11]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2016) 12]

Periodic visit: 10/05/2010 - 21/05/2010


Ad hoc visit: 16/06/2008 - 20/06/2008

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2009) 6]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2010) 19]

Ad hoc visit: 28/03/2006 - 31/03/2006


Periodic visit: 23/05/2005 - 03/06/2005


Ad hoc visit: 13/07/2003 - 18/07/2003


Ad hoc visit: 22/10/2001 - 26/10/2001

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (2003) 11]
  • Government response: [CPT/inf (2003) 12]

Periodic visit: 04/12/2000 - 14/12/2000

  • CPT report (in French) [CPT/Inf (2003) 9]
  • Government response: Albanian version: [CPT/Inf (2003) 10]

Ad hoc visit: 13/12/1998 - 17/12/1998

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (2003) 7]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2003) 8]

Periodic visit: 09/12/1997 - 19/12/1997

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (2003) 6]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2003) 8]