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The Council of Europe anti-torture Committee visits prisons and police arrest detention centres in Romania

25/05/2021

The purpose of the ad hoc visit was to examine the treatment of persons held in prison and police establishments, and to evaluate the measures taken by the Romanian authorities to improve the situation since the Committee’s February 2018 visit. To this end, the CPT’s delegation visited four...

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Romania: Council of Europe anti-torture committee raises concerns over abuse of prisoners by staff, inter-prisoner violence and allegations of police ill-treatment

19/03/2019

The report states that a considerable number of allegations of physical ill-treatment of prisoners by prison staff were received, notably by members of the masked intervention groups based in four of the five prisons visited. The situation was particularly alarming at Galaţi Prison where a...

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Activities Activities

Ad hoc visit: 10/05/2021 - 21/05/2021


Periodic visit: 07/02/2018 - 19/02/2018


Periodic visit: 05/06/2014 - 17/06/2014

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (2015) 31]
    • Executive summary (in French):
  • Government response (in French): [CPT/Inf (2015) 32]

Periodic visit: 05/09/2010 - 16/09/2010

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (2011) 31]
  • Government response (in French): [CPT/Inf (2011) 32]
    • Annexes (in French):

Ad hoc visit: 28/09/2009 - 02/10/2009

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (2010) 25]
  • Government response (in French): [CPT/Inf (2010) 26]

Periodic visit: 08/06/2006 - 19/06/2006

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (2008) 41]
  • Government response (in French): [CPT/Inf (2008) 42]

Ad hoc visit: 15/06/2004 - 21/06/2004

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (2006) 1]
  • Government response (in French): [CPT/Inf (2006) 2

Ad hoc visit: 09/02/2003 – 11/02/2003 and periodic visit: 16/09/2002 – 25/09/2002

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (2004) 10]
  • Government response (in French): [CPT/Inf (2004) 11]
  • Publication news flash

Ad hoc visit: 22/10/2001 - 26/10/2001

  • CPT report (in French):  [CPT/Inf (2004) 8]
  • Government response (in French): [CPT/Inf (2004) 9]
  • Publication news flash

Periodic visit: 24/01/1999 - 05/02/1999

  • CPT report (in French):  [CPT/Inf (2003) 25]
  • Government response (in French): [CPT/Inf (2003) 26]

Ad hoc visit: 24/09/1995 - 06/10/1995

  • CPT report (in French): [CPT/Inf (98) 5]
  • Government responses (and annexes) (in French): [CPT/Inf (98) 5]