EU Commission laments Greek prison conditions

Too many prisoners in Greece are “placed in conditions degrading human dignity,” according to a report released on Friday by the Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT). He continues.” After visiting prison facilities in the country at the end of 2021.

The primary purpose of the visit was to investigate the treatment of prisoners and to assess the progress made by the authorities in implementing recommendations of the last decade regarding overcrowding, poor detention conditions, prisoner violence, severe staffing shortages and inadequate medical care. was to check progress.

“Systemic deficiencies with prisons outlined in the CPT’s 2015 and 2019 visit reports remain,” it said.

The report describes findings from visits to the country’s largest prisons, Coridaros prison, Nigrita prison, Chios, Corfu and Kos prisons. EU Commission laments Greek prison conditions

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