Preventing torture in Europe


The CPT visits places of detention and assesses how persons deprived of their liberty are treated in order to strengthen their protection from torture and inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

In total:

  • 512 visits carried out (296 periodic + 216 ad hoc)
  • 462 visit reports published

So far this year:

  • 9 periodic visits
  • 6 ad hoc visits
  • 15 visit reports published

(as at 23 November 2023)