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


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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The CPT publishes report on Lithuania


The main objective of the visit was to examine the progress made as regards the implementation of previous CPT recommendations, in particular those concerning conditions of detention in establishments under the responsibility of the Ministry of Justice. The main conclusions of the CPT are set out...

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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee holds high-level talks in Lithuania


The objective of the talks, which took place in Vilnius on 1 April 2019, was to discuss the implementation of the CPT’s recommendations concerning the prison system, as set out most recently in the report on the Committee’s ad hoc visit to Lithuania in April 2018. The CPT’s representatives were...

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Activities activities

High-level talks: 01/04/2019

Ad hoc visit: 20/04/2018 - 27/04/2018

High-level talks: 04/04/2017

Periodic visit: 05/09/2016 - 15/09/2016

Periodic visit: 27/11/2012 - 04/12/2012

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2014) 18]
  • Government response: Lithuanian version: [CPT/Inf (2014) 19]
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Ad hoc visit: 14/06/2010 - 18/06/2010

Periodic visit: 21/04/2008 - 30/04/2008

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2009) 22]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2009) 24]

Periodic visit: 17/02/2004 - 24/02/2004

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2006) 9]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2006) 10]

Periodic visit: 14/02/2000 - 23/02/2000

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2001) 22]
  • Government interim and follow-up reports: [CPT/Inf (2001) 23]