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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.

Statistics Statistics

In total:

  • 451 visits carried out (261 periodic + 190 ad hoc)
  • 406 visit reports published

So far this year:

  • 13 visit reports published, 11 visits carried out (5 periodic + 6 ad hoc)

(as at 19 November 2019)