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Azerbaijan: torture, impunity and corruption highlighted in new anti-torture committee publications

18/07/2018

The CPT’s overall impression of the situation in Azerbaijan is that torture and other forms of physical ill-treatment by the police and other law enforcement agencies, corruption in the whole law enforcement system and impunity remain systemic and endemic. The Committee’s reports contain detailed...

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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee holds high-level talks in Azerbaijan

07/06/2018

The objective of the talks, which took place on 31 May and 1 June 2018, was to discuss the state of co-operation between the CPT and the Azerbaijani authorities and, in particular, the implementation of the CPT’s long-standing recommendations concerning law enforcement agencies and prisons,...

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CPT carries out ad hoc visit to Azerbaijan

02/11/2017

The main objective of the visit was to examine the treatment and conditions of detention of persons in the custody of law enforcement agencies and in penitentiary establishments and to review the measures taken by the Azerbaijani authorities in response to the relevant recommendations made by the...

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Activities Activities

High-level talks: 31/05/2018 - 01/06/2018


Ad hoc visit: 23/10/2017 - 30/10/2017


High-level talks: 16/02/2017 - 17/02/2017


Periodic visit: 29/03/2016 - 08/04/2016


Ad hoc visit: 15/06/2015 - 22/06/2015


Ad hoc visit: 19/11/2013 - 26/11/2013


Ad hoc visit: 13/12/2012 - 20/12/2012


Periodic visit: 05/12/2011 - 15/12/2011

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2018) 9]
  • Government response: [CPT/inf (2018) 10]
  • Visit news flash

Ad hoc visit: 08/12/2008 - 12/12/2008


Periodic visit: 20/11/2006 - 30/11/2006


Ad hoc visit: 16/05/2005 - 20/05/2005


Ad hoc visit: 11/01/2004 - 13/01/2004


Periodic visit: 24/11/2002 - 06/12/2002