Criminal detention conditions in the European Union: rules and reality
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Myriad factors affect detention conditions. This report focuses on five core aspects: the size of cells; the amount of time detainees can spend outside of these cells, including outdoors; sanitary conditions, including from a privacy perspective; access to healthcare; and … Read More

European Committee for the Prevention of Torture visits 2020
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The European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has announced its 2020 programme of periodic visits. The Committee intends to examine the treatment of persons deprived of their liberty in the following … Read More

Council of Europe, Chat about the April 2019 session
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EPEA took part in the Council of Europe conference for the INGO April 2019 session. This time we decided to report on the session with a video chat on YouTube. In the chat charperson Annet Bakker and CoE Representative Per … Read More

CPT tells Government of Serbia to offer education to juvenilies
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European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) under the Council of Europe say in their latest report that: The CPT reiterates its recommendation that the Serbian authorities take immediate steps to ensure that all juveniles … Read More

EPEA reply hearing on new recommendation
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The EPEA will replied a hearing on the suggested recommendation on the role and responsibilities of internet intermediaries. The EPEA argue that prison services should provide internet for prisoners for education and other rehabilitation purposes. The EPEA finds support in … Read More

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