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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:

  • 455 visits carried out (264 periodic + 191 ad hoc)
  • 410 visit reports published

So far this year:

  • 4 visit reports published

(as at 28 January 2020)