Following its 2018 visit to Lithuanian prison facilities, the Committee Against Torture found that the state was continuing to violate the rights of prisoners.
The European Committee for the Prevention of Torture has just published the report on its visit to Lithuania. Even though fewer and fewer people find themselves in detention, many convicts and detainees are still held...
The International Judicial Chamber, Amsterdam, has refused to extradite 8 suspects in a drugs case to Belgium. Its decision was based on a recent public statement of the European Committee for Prevention of Torture...
A Polish man who died at a police station after officers used a stun gun on him has shaken public opinion in Poland, where the use of violence by police remains a serious problem
The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has published its reports on return flights of migrants from Spain and Italy.
After years of delay, Italy finally has an institutional figure dedicated to the monitoring of prisoners' rights. Mauro Palma, the founder and first president of Associazione Antigone and the former president of the...
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The Council of Europe's anti-torture delegation has published the report of its summer visit to Romania. Its findings: prisons remain overcrowded, unsanitary, and without natural light or ventilation.
A new report from the Council of Europe's anti-torture committee, published after its ninth visit to the country, paid particular attention to the treatment of detainees and juveniles in penitentiaries.
Following an inspection tour of police facilities across Poland, members of the Committee for the Prevention of Torture revealed in their report that they observed some cases of prisoner abuse, including beatings and prolonged restraint.