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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee announces periodic visits to ten countries in 2021

30/11/2020

The Committee intends to examine the treatment of persons deprived of their liberty in the following countries: Austria Bulgaria Latvia Lithuania Russian Federation Serbia* Sweden* Switzerland Turkey United Kingdom. Persons and organisations in possession of relevant information concerning the...

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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes new report on Latvia

29/06/2017

Looking at the treatment in police detention facilities, the CPT received a number of allegations from detained persons (including juveniles) of physical ill-treatment by police officers, mostly referring to the excessive use of force in the context of apprehension or tight handcuffing, as well...

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Activities activities

Periodic visit: 12/04/2016 - 22/04/2016

  • CPT report: Latvian version:  [CPT/Inf (2017) 16]
    • Executive summary:  Latvian version:
  • Government response: Latvian version:  [CPT/Inf (2017) 17]
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Ad hoc visit: 12/09/2013 - 17/09/2013

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2014) 5]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2014) 6]

Periodic visit: 05/09/2011 - 15/09/2011


Ad hoc visit: 03/12/2009 - 08/12/2009


Periodic visit: 27/11/2007 - 07/12/2007

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2009) 35]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2009) 36]

Ad hoc visit: 05/05/2004 - 12/05/2004

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2008) 15]
  • Government response: [CPT/inf (2008) 16]

Periodic visit: 25/09/2002 - 04/10/2002

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2005) 8]
  • Government response: [CPT/inf (2005) 9]

Periodic visit: 24/01/1999 - 03/02/1999

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2001) 27]
  • Government response:  [CPT/inf (2001) 28]