Anti-Torture Committee Urges Moldova To End Persistent Inter-Prisoner Violence and Intimidation

The Republic of Moldova should take resolute action to put an end to inter-prisoner violence and intimidation largely linked to informal hierarchies in the country’s prisons, says the Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) in a recently published report. In the report, based on a visit to the country from 28 January … More Anti-Torture Committee Urges Moldova To End Persistent Inter-Prisoner Violence and Intimidation

Council of Europe Anti-Torture Committee Raises Concerns Over Allegations of Romania’s Prison Abuse

The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has published today the report on its visit to Romania carried out from 7 to 19 February 2018, together with the response of the Romanian authorities. The report states that a considerable number of allegations of physical … More Council of Europe Anti-Torture Committee Raises Concerns Over Allegations of Romania’s Prison Abuse