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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee visits prisons and police establishments in Greece

11/04/2019

The main objective of the visit was to review the progress in the implementation of the Committee’s recommendations since its previous visits in 2013 and 2015 in relation to prison matters, notably in respect of overcrowding, inter-prisoner violence, staffing levels, material conditions and...

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Greece: Council of Europe anti-torture committee calls for the situation of psychiatric patients to be improved, while criticising once again the poor treatment of immigration detainees

19/02/2019

The report highlights the systemic overcrowding in three of the five psychiatric establishments visited (Evangelismos, Gennimatas and Sotiria), with patients at Evangelismos being accommodated in the corridors. In all five hospitals visited, the CPT is critical of the lack of staff and...

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Activities activities

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]