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:

  • 517 visits carried out (297 periodic + 220 ad hoc)
  • 470 visit reports published

So far this year:

  • .. periodic visits
  • 2 ad hoc visits
  • 6 visit reports published

(as at 23 February 2024)