CPT’s report on the visit to Albania

The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has published the report on its most recent visit to Albania carried...

Ethnic profiling of the Roma community

In the case Lingurar v. Romania (application no. 48474/14, 16/04/2019) the European Court of Human Rights unanimously held, that there had been: a violation of Article 3 (prohibition of inhuman...

New practice of the European Court of Human Rights from 1 January 2019

The European Court of Human Rights has decided to introduce a new practice from 1 January 2019 involving a dedicated, non-contentious phase in respect of all Contracting States. The Court...

Anti-torture Committee report on periodic visit to Croatia focusing on police, prisons and psychiatry

The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has published on 2 October the report on its periodic visit to...

Report of the Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) on physical ill-treatment of detained persons in Serbia

The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has published on June 21, 2018 the report on its ad hoc...