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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee carries out visit to Greece

14/11/2022

The main objective of the visit was to examine the treatment of persons held in the Korydallos Psychiatric Hospital for prisoners and to carry out targeted follow-up visits to certain areas of the Korydallos Prison Health Centre and the Korydallos Men’s Prison. The delegation also visited the...

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Council of Europe Anti-Torture Committee holds High Level Talks in Greece on prison reform

09/09/2022

The main objective was to talk about the action being taken by the Greek Government to address the serious concerns of the Committee regarding the fundamental shortcomings in the treatment and conditions of detention of persons held in prisons. In this context, the delegation was keen to learn...

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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes report on prisons in Greece

02/09/2022

The main objective of the visit was to examine the treatment of prisoners and to review the progress made by the authorities in implementing the Committee’s recommendations made over the past 10 years regarding overcrowding and poor conditions of detention, inter-prisoner violence, severe...

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Activities activities

Ad hoc visit: 8/11/2022 - 11/11/2022


High-level talks: 07/09/2022 - 08/09/2022


Ad hoc visit: 22/11/2021 - 01/12/2021


Ad hoc visit: 13/03/2020 - 17/03/2020


High-level talks: 18/11/2019 - 19/11/2019


Periodic visit: 28/03/2019 - 09/04/2019


Ad hoc visit: 10/04/2018 - 19/04/2018


Ad hoc visit: 19/07/2016 - 25/07/2016


Ad hoc visit: 13/04/2016 - 18/04/2016


Ad hoc visit: 14/04/2015 - 23/04/2015

  • CPT report:  Greek version (extract):  [CPT/Inf (2016) 4] 
    • Executive summary: Greek version: 
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2016) 5]
  • Publication news flash

Periodic visit: 04/04/2013 - 16/04/2013


Public statement 15/03/2011

  • Public statement concerning Greece: French version: Greek version: [CPT/Inf (2011) 10]
  • Publication news flash

Ad hoc visit: 20/01/2011 - 27/01/2011


High-level talks: 18/01/2010 - 19/01/2010


Periodic visit: 17/09/2009 - 29/09/2009

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2010) 33]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2010) 34]

Ad hoc visit: 23/09/2008 - 29/09/2008

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2009) 20]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2009) 21]

Ad hoc visit: 20/02/2007 - 27/02/2007

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2008) 3]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2008) 4]

Periodic visit: 27/08/2005 - 09/09/2005


Periodic visit: 23/09/2001 - 05/10/2001

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2002) 31]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2002) 32]

Ad hoc visit: 26/10/1999 - 02/11/1999

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2001) 18 Part 2]
  • Government responses: [CPT/Inf (2001) 19 Part 2]

Periodic visit: 25/05/1997 - 06/06/1997

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2001) 18 Part 1]
  • Government responses: [CPT/Inf (2001) 19 Part 1]

Ad hoc visit: 04/11/1996 - 06/11/1996

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2001) 17 Part 1]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2001) 17 Part 2]

Periodic visit: 14/03/1993 - 26/03/1993

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (94) 20]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (94) 21]
  • Government follow-up response: [CPT/Inf (96) 8]