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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee issues public statement on Bulgaria

04/11/2021

The Council of Europe's Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has issued a public statement on Bulgaria today. This Statement, which is made in application of Article 10 (2) of the Convention establishing the Committee,[1] addresses the...

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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee visits Bulgaria

18/10/2021

The main objective of the visit was to review the measures taken by the Bulgarian authorities in response to the recommendations made by the Committee after previous visits. In this connection, particular attention was paid to the treatment and conditions of detention of persons in police custody...

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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes Bulgarian response to the report on the 2020 ad hoc visit

15/03/2021

In the report the CPT had made recommendations on the treatment of patients in psychiatric hospitals and residents of social care institutions. The response has been made public under an automatic publication procedure introduced by the Bulgarian authorities in 2015. Read the response in English,...

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Activities Activities

Public Statement: 04/11/2021

  • Public Statement concerning Bulgaria: French version: Bulgarian version:  [CPT/Inf (2021) 26]
  • Publication news flash

Periodic visit: 01/10/2021 - 13/10/2021


Ad hoc visit: 10/08/2020 - 21/08/2020


High-level talks: 15/01/2019


Ad hoc visit: 10/12/2018 - 17/12/2018


Periodic visit: 25/09/2017 - 06/10/2017


Public Statement: 26/03/2015

  • Public Statement concerning Bulgaria: French version: Bulgarian version:  [CPT/Inf (2015) 17]
  • Publication news flash

Ad hoc visit: 13/02/2015 - 20/02/2015

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2015) 36]
    • Executive summary:
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2015) 37]
  • Publication news flash

Periodic visit: 24/03/2014 - 03/04/2014

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2015) 12]
    • Executive summary
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2015) 13]
  • Publication news flash

Ad hoc visit: 04/05/2012 - 10/05/2012


Periodic visit: 18/10/2010 - 29/10/2010


Ad hoc visit: 15/12/2008 - 19/12/2008

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2010) 29]
  • Government response: [CPT/inf (2010) 30]

Periodic visit: 10/09/2006 - 21/09/2006


Ad hoc visit: 16/12/2003 - 22/12/2003


Periodic visit: 17/04/2002 - 26/04/2002


Periodic visit: 25/04/1999 - 07/05/1999

 

Periodic visit: 26/03/1995 - 07/04/1995

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (97) 1]
  • Government responses: [CPT/Inf (97) 1]