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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee visits psychiatric hospitals and social welfare institutions in Turkey

17/04/2018

The main objective of the visit was to examine the treatment and living conditions of patients/residents in psychiatric hospitals and social welfare institutions. In addition, the CPT’s delegation looked into the legal safeguards related to involuntary placement procedures and their...

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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes report on Imralı Prison (Turkey)

20/03/2018

The report says that, compared to the CPT’s previous visit in January 2013, material conditions of detention have been significantly improved for Abdullah Öcalan and remain satisfactory for the three other inmates. Furthermore, the delegation reported a favourable impression of the...

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CPT publishes report on Turkey

17/10/2017

The visit focused on the situation of foreign nationals detained under aliens legislation, and the report contains the CPT’s findings and recommendations relating to various removal centres, as well as the holding facilities in the transit zone of Istanbul Atatürk Airport. In their response, the...

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Activities activities

Ad hoc visit: 04/04/2018 - 13/04/2018


Periodic visit: 10/05/2017 - 23/05/2017


Ad hoc visit: 29/08/2016 - 06/09/2016


Ad hoc visit: 28/04/2016 - 29/04/2016


Ad hoc visit: 16/06/2015 - 23/06/2015


Periodic visit: 09/06/2013 - 21/06/2013

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2015) 6]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2015) 7]

Ad hoc visit: 16/01/2013 - 17/01/2013

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2014) 7]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2014) 8]

Ad hoc visit: 21/06/2012 - 28/06/2012


Ad hoc visit: 26/01/2010 - 27/01/2010

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2010) 20]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2010) 21]

Periodic visit: 04/06/2009 - 17/06/2009


High-level talks: 13/10/2008


Ad hoc visit: 20/05/2007 - 22/05/2007

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2008) 13]
    • Addendum:
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2008) 14]

Ad hoc visit: 22/11/2006 - 04/12/2006

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2009) 17]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2009) 18]

Ad hoc visit: 07/12/2005 - 14/12/2005

  • CPT report:   [CPT/Inf (2006) 30]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2006) 31]

Periodic visit: 16/03/2004 - 29/03/2004

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2005) 18]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2005) 19]

Ad hoc visit: 07/09/2003 - 15/09/2003

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2004) 16]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2004) 17]

Ad hoc visit: 16/02/2003 - 17/02/2003

  • CPT report:  [CPT/Inf (2004) 2]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2004) 3]

Ad hoc visits 01/09/2002 – 06/09/2002 and 21/03/2002 – 27/03/2002

  • CPT preliminary observations on the March visit:  [CPT/Inf (2002) 13]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2002) 13]
  • Publication news flash
  • CPT report:  [CPT/Inf (2003) 28]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2003) 29]

Periodic visit: 02/09/2001 - 14/09/2001

  • CPT preliminary observations: [CPT/Inf (2002) 3]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2002) 3]
  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2002) 8]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2003) 13]
    • Publication news flash

Ad hoc visits: 22/05/2001 - 24/05/2001, 18/04/2001 – 21/04/2001, 10/01/2001 - 15/01/2001, 10/12/2000 - 16/12/2000


Ad hoc visit: 16/07/2000 - 24/07/2000

  • CPT preliminary observations: [CPT/Inf (2000) 19]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2000) 19]
  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2001) 25]
  • Government response:  [CPT/Inf (2001) 26]

Ad hoc visit: 27/02/1999 - 03/03/1999

  • CPT preliminary observations: [CPT/Inf (99) 17]
  • CPT report:  [CPT/Inf (2000) 17]
  • Government response:  [CPT/Inf (2000) 18]

Periodic visit: 05/10/1997 - 17/10/1997

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (99) 2]
  • Government interim report:  [CPT/Inf (99) 3]
    • Annexes:
  • Publication news flash
  • Government follow-up report: [CPT/Inf (99) 18]

Public Statement: 06/12/1996

  • Public Statement: French version: Turkish version: [CPT/Inf (96) 34]

Ad hoc visit: 18/09/1996 - 20/09/1996

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2007) 9]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2007) 10]

Ad hoc visit: 19/08/1996 - 23/08/1996 (organised following an invitation)

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2001) 1]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2001) 1]

Ad hoc visit: 16/10/1994 - 28/10/1994

  • CPT report:    [CPT/Inf (2007) 7]
  • Government response:  [CPT/Inf (2007) 8]

Public Statement: 15/12/1992

  • Public Statement: French version: [CPT/Inf (93) 1]

Periodic visit: 22/11/1992 - 03/12/1992

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2007) 5]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2007) 6]

Ad hoc visit: 29/09/1991 - 07/10/1991

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2007) 3]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2007) 4]

Ad hoc visit: 09/09/1990 - 21/09/1990

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2007) 1]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2007) 2]