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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:

  • 447 visits carried out (260 periodic + 187 ad hoc)
  • 402 visit reports published

So far this year:

  • 9 visit reports published, 8 visits carried out (4 periodic + 4 ad hoc)

(as at 11 July 2019)