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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee announces periodic visits to eight countries in 2023


The Committee intends to examine the treatment of persons deprived of their liberty in the following countries: Albania Armenia Cyprus Hungary Luxembourg Malta North Macedonia Slovak Republic Persons and organisations in possession of relevant information concerning the situation of persons...

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Anti-torture Committee publishes report on its visit to Cyprus


During its February 2017 visit to the country, the CPT received a number of credible allegations of physical and/or psychological ill-treatment of detained persons (including juveniles) by police officers – notably at Limassol and Paphos Central Police Stations. The alleged ill-treatment...

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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee visits Cyprus


The CPT’s delegation reviewed the measures taken by the Cypriot authorities to implement recommendations made by the Committee after its 2013 visit. To this end, it examined the treatment of persons detained by the police (including immigration detainees) and the safeguards offered to them....

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Activities activities

Periodic visit: 02/02/2017 - 09/02/2017

Periodic visit: 23/09/2013 - 01/10/2013

Periodic visit: 12/05/2008 - 19/05/2008

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2012) 34]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2012) 35]

Periodic visit: 08/12/2004 - 17/12/2004

Periodic visit: 22/05/2000 - 30/05/2000

Periodic visit: 12/05/1996 - 21/05/1996

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (97) 5]

Periodic visit: 02/11/1992 - 09/11/1992

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (97) 5]