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The CPT visits France

10/07/2020

The aim of the visit was to assess the situation of persons deprived of their liberty in Alsace, a region particularly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The delegation visited various detention facilities in order to examine the measures taken to protect both persons deprived of their liberty...

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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes report on France

24/03/2020

The main objective of the visit was to examine the treatment and conditions of detention of persons deprived of their liberty under immigration and asylum law. The main conclusions of the CPT are set out in the executive summary of the report. In their response, the French authorities provide...

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The CPT visits France

20/12/2019

The delegation examined the conditions of detention in three remand prisons where overcrowding was a problem. It carefully observed the regime applied to specific categories of sentenced persons, including those placed in units for “radicalised” detainees. Attention was also paid to the situation...

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Activities activities

Ad hoc visit: 06/07/2020 - 10/07/2020


Periodic visit: 04/12/2019 - 18/12/2019


Ad hoc visit: 23/11/2018 - 30/11/2018


Periodic visit: 15/11/2015 - 27/11/2015


Periodic visit: 28/11/2010 - 10/12/2010

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (2012) 13]
  • Government response (in French): [CPT/Inf (2012) 14]
  • Publication news flash

Ad hoc visit: 25/11/2008 - 01/12/2008 (Guyana)

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (2009) 32]
  • Government response (in French): [CPT/Inf (2009) 33]

Periodic visit: 27/09/2006 - 09/10/2006

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (2007) 44]
  • Government response (in French): [CPT/Inf (2007) 45]

Ad hoc visit: 13/12/2004 - 20/12/2004 (La Réunion)

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (2005) 21]
  • Government response (in French): [CPT/Inf (2005) 22]

Ad hoc visit: 11/06/2003 - 17/06/2003

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (2004) 6]
  • Government response (in French): [CPT/inf (2004) 7]

Ad hoc visit: 17/06/2002 - 21/06/2002

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (2003) 40]
  • Government response (in French): [CPT/inf (2003) 41]
  • Publication news flash

Periodic visit: 14/05/2000 - 26/05/2000

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (2001) 10]
  • Government response (in French):  [CPT/inf (2001) 11]

Periodic visit: 06/10/1996 - 18/10/1996

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (98) 7]
  • Government responses (in French): [CPT/Inf (98) 8]

Ad hoc visit: 20/07/1994 - 22/07/1994

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (96) 2 Part 1]
  • Government response (in French): [CPT/Inf (96) 2 Part 2]

Ad hoc visit: 03/07/1994 - 07/07/1994 (Martinique)

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (96) 24 Part 1]
  • Government observations and follow-up report (in French): [CPT/Inf (96) 24 Part 2]

Periodic visit: 27/10/1991 - 08/11/1991

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (93) 2 Part 1]
  • Government response (in French): [CPT/Inf (93) 2 Part 2]
    • Annexes (in French):
  • Government follow-up report (in French): [CPT/Inf (94) 1]