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CPT publishes report on Lithuania


The 2016 periodic visit to the country confirmed the positive conclusion reached by the CPT during previous visits, namely, that the majority of persons detained by the police are treated in a correct manner. The CPT, however, reiterates its long-standing recommendation to guarantee that the...

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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 4 April 2017, was to present to members of the new Government (formed after the October 2016 Parliamentary elections) the main findings of the report on the CPT’s periodic visit carried out in September 2016, adopted by the CPT at its...

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The CPT visits Lithuania


In the course of the visit, the delegation had consultations with Paulius GRICIŪNAS, Deputy Minister of Justice, Artūras NORKEVIČIUS, Deputy Minister of the Interior, Algirdas ŠEŠELGIS, Deputy Minister of Social Security and Labour, Jūratė SABALIENĖ, Deputy Minister of Health, Evaldas PAŠILIS,...

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Activities activities

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]