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CPT visits Serbia to look into policing matters and the situation in remand detention


The focus of the visit was to examine the treatment of persons deprived of their liberty by the police and the practical application of safeguards surrounding their detention. It also looked into the manner in which complaints of ill-treatment of detained persons by police officers are handled,...

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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes report on Serbia


The report highlights that a significant number of allegations of physical ill-treatment of criminal suspects by police officers were received in the course of the visit. The allegations concerned primarily slaps, punches, truncheon blows, prolonged handcuffing in stressed positions but also acts...

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Activities activities

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