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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes Albanian response to 2008 visit report

Strasbourg, 02.07.2010 - The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has published today the response of the Albanian Government to the CPT’s report on the June 2008 visit to Albania. The response has been made public at the request of the Albanian authorities. It provides information on various measures taken by the authorities in the light of the recommendations made by the Committee in the visit report, in particular as regards the treatment of persons detained by the police and conditions of detention in remand prisons and pre-trial detention centres.

The CPT’s report on the 2008 visit was published on 21 January 2009.

Both documents are available on the Committee’s website: (

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