Cyprus: Anti-torture experts warn authorities over police abuse and prison overcrowding

Allegations of police abuse, prison overcrowding and poor conditions in psychiatric and social care establishments, are prominent in a new report on Cyprus.

New anti-torture report on Spain

Anti-torture experts want Spain to put an end to its “incommunicado detention regime,” to protect criminal suspects from the “intrinsic potential for ill-treatment” but national authorities claim the measure is needed “in the context of the fight against terrorism.”

Greece: Anti-torture committee criticises treatment of irregular migrants and continued detention of migrant children

The new report published today raises concerns over the situation in “hotspots” on the Aegean islands.

Anti-torture experts report on France

A new report from anti-torture experts urges France to tackle the problem of serious prison over-crowding and wants improvements in detention conditions.

Anti-torture experts publish fact sheet on immigration detention standards

During its visits to member states, the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has found “shortcomings” in the way in which migrants are held.