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Preventing torture in Europe


About the CPT About the CPT

The CPT visits places of detention and assesses how persons deprived of their liberty are treated in order to strengthen their protection from torture and inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

Scheduled Periodic Visits Scheduled Periodic Visits
Statistics Statistics

In total:

  • 462 visits carried out (268 periodic + 194 ad hoc)
  • 418 visit reports published

So far this year:

  • 3 periodic visits and 6 ad hoc visits carried out
  • 12 visit reports published

(as at 24 September 2020)