Secretariat of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT)
Council of Europe
F-67075 Strasbourg Cedex
+33 (0)3 88 41 20 00
+33 (0)3 88 41 27 72
We welcome information on the treatment and conditions of detention of persons deprived of their liberty. They are treated in the strictest confidence and taken into account by the CPT in the context of its monitoring activities.
However, the CPT is a non-judicial body, and is not empowered to take up individual complaints. For information on individual complaints please see the website of the European Court of Human Rights (applicants page).
For more information please see the frequently asked questions page.