Council of Europe anti-torture Committee announces periodic visits to eight countries in 2022


The Committee intends to examine the treatment of persons deprived of their liberty in the following countries: Croatia Estonia Italy Netherlands Poland Portugal San Marino Ukraine Persons and organisations in possession of relevant information concerning the situation of persons deprived of...

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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee carries out rapid reaction visit to Croatia to examine treatment of migrants


The CPT delegation visited a number of border police stations in Croatia as well as the country’s main reception centre for foreigners (Ježevo) in order to examine the conditions of detention and formal pre-removal procedures. The delegation also visited several temporary reception centres and...

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Anti-torture Committee publishes report on periodic visit to Croatia focusing on police, prisons and psychiatry


The report reviews the treatment of persons detained by the police, the situation of inmates held in three county prisons (i.e. Zagreb, Split and Osijek) and the Zagreb Prison Hospital as well as the treatment of juveniles deprived of their liberty under criminal legislation. The situation of...

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Activities Activities

Ad hoc visit: 10/08/2020 - 14/08/2020

Periodic visit: 14/03/2017 - 22/03/2017

Periodic visit: 19/09/2012 - 27/09/2012

Periodic visit: 04/05/2007 - 14/05/2007

Periodic visit: 01/12/2003 - 09/12/2003

Periodic visit: 20/09/1998 - 30/09/1998

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2001) 4]
  • Government responses: [CPT/Inf (2001) 5]