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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:

  • 495 visits carried out (287 periodic + 208 ad hoc)
  • 447 visit reports published

So far this year:

  • 7 periodic visits
  • 6 ad hoc visits 
  • 9 visit reports published

(as at 15 November 2022)