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:

  • 524 visits carried out (301 periodic + 223 ad hoc)
  • 476 visit reports published

So far this year:

  • 4 periodic visit
  • 5 ad hoc visits
  • 12 visit reports published

(as at 12 July 2024)