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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes report on Latvia

Strasbourg, 11.03.2014 - 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 Latvia, carried out in September 2013, together with the response of the Latvian authorities.

In the course of the visit, the CPTĺs delegation reviewed the action taken by the Latvian authorities to implement recommendations made by the Committee after the 2011 periodic visit, in particular as regards the situation in prisons (including the regime for life-sentenced prisoners and the provision of health care) and conditions of detention in police establishments.

The visit report and the response of the Latvian authorities are available on the CPTĺs website:

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