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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee carries out 11-day visit to Serbia


In the course of the visit, the CPT’s delegation examined the treatment and safeguards afforded to persons detained by law enforcement agencies. It also looked into the treatment and conditions of detention of persons held in three prison establishments, both on remand and sentenced. A further...

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Anti-torture Committee publishes critical report on police ill-treatment in Serbia and the outdated treatment of remand prisoners


The report highlights that a significant number of allegations of physical ill-treatment of detained persons by police officers were received by the CPT’s delegation in particular in larger urban areas of the country (i.e. Belgrade, Niš and Novi Sad). The physical ill-treatment alleged consisted...

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Activities activities

Periodic visit: 09/03/2021 - 19/03/2021

Ad hoc visit: 31/05/2017 - 07/06/2017

Periodic visit: 26/05/2015 - 05/06/2015

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2016) 21]
    • Executive summary:
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2016) 22]
  • Publication news flash

Periodic visit: 01/02/2011 - 11/02/2011

  • CPT report:  Serbian version: [CPT/Inf (2012) 17]
  • Government response: Serbian version: [CPT/Inf (2012) 18]
  • Publication news flash

Periodic visit: 19/11/2007 - 29/11/2007

Serbia and Montenegro

Periodic visit: 16/09/2004 - 28/09/2004