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Bulgaria: Anti-torture committee says conditions in social care institutions could be described as inhuman and degrading; the situation in penitentiary establishments generally improved

04/05/2018

Regarding the treatment of persons in police custody, the Committee concludes that, in some respects, the findings of the 2017 visit suggest that there might have been a slight improvement since the previous visit to Bulgaria in 2015, especially as regards the severity of alleged ill-treatment....

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The CPT visits Bulgaria

10/10/2017

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 and after the Public Statement issued by the CPT in 2015. In this connection, particular attention was paid to the treatment...

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Activities Activities

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]