Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes report on its 2020 ad hoc visit to Croatia


In a report on Croatia published today, the CPT urges the Croatian authorities to take determined action to stop migrants being ill-treated by police officers and to ensure that cases of alleged ill-treatment are investigated effectively. The Committee carried out a rapid reaction visit to...

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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee (CPT) President holds high-level talks with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior of Croatia on migration issues


The talks were held in an open and constructive atmosphere, focusing on the challenges facing Croatia to manage its extensive land borders and the migration flows into the country. There was mutual recognition that there has to be a coordinated European approach to managing the entry of large...

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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee announces periodic visits to eight countries in 2022


The Committee intends to examine the treatment of persons deprived of their liberty in the following countries: Croatia Estonia Italy Netherlands Poland Portugal San Marino Ukraine Persons and organisations in possession of relevant information concerning the situation of persons deprived of...

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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee carries out rapid reaction visit to Croatia to examine treatment of migrants


The CPT delegation visited a number of border police stations in Croatia as well as the country’s main reception centre for foreigners (Ježevo) in order to examine the conditions of detention and formal pre-removal procedures. The delegation also visited several temporary reception centres and...

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Activities Activities

High-level talks: 18/10/2021

Ad hoc visit: 10/08/2020 - 14/08/2020

Periodic visit: 14/03/2017 - 22/03/2017

Periodic visit: 19/09/2012 - 27/09/2012

Periodic visit: 04/05/2007 - 14/05/2007

Periodic visit: 01/12/2003 - 09/12/2003

Periodic visit: 20/09/1998 - 30/09/1998

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2001) 4]
  • Government responses: [CPT/Inf (2001) 5]