Latest news Latest news

Council of Europe anti-torture Committee (CPT) visits Georgia and holds high-level talks with the Minister of Justice on the situation in semi-open penitentiary establishments


The delegation visited all three such establishments in the country: Prison No. 14 in Geguti, Prison No. 15 in Ksani and Prison No. 17 in Rustavi. Further, the delegation went to the closed-type Prison No. 2 in Kutaisi and to the secure ward of Vivamed clinic in Tbilisi in order to interview...

Read More

Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes Georgian response to the report on the 2018 visit


In the report the CPT had made recommendations on the treatment of persons in police custody, prisoners (in particular those in high-risk and semi-open prisons as well as juveniles), psychiatric patients and immigration detainees. The response of the Georgian authorities has been made public at...

Read More

Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes report on Georgia


During the visit, the delegation assessed progress made in the implementation of the recommendations made by the CPT following the previous visit in 2014. In this context, the delegation paid particular attention to the treatment of persons in police custody and the situation of prisoners in...

Read More

Activities Activities

Ad hoc visit: 17/05/2021 - 24/05/2021

Periodic visit: 10/09/2018 - 21/09/2018

Periodic visit: 01/12/2014 - 11/12/2014

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2015) 42]
    • Executive summary:
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2015) 43]
    • Annexes:

Ad hoc visit: 19/11/2012 - 23/11/2012

  • CPT report: Georgian version: [CPT/Inf (2013) 18]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2013) 19]
  • Publication news flash

Periodic visit: 05/02/2010 - 15/02/2010

Ad hoc visit: 27/04/2009 - 04/05/2009 (Abkhazia)

  • CPT report: Georgian version: [CPT/Inf (2009) 38]

29/09/2008 - 02/10/2008: Extension of CPT activities to Abkhazia and South Ossetia

Periodic visit: 21/03/2007 - 02/04/2007

Periodic visit: 18/11/2003 - 28/11/2003 and 07/05/2004 - 15/05/2004

Periodic visit: 06/05/2001 - 18/05/2001