(English) Spain relents and allows Prisons Report To Be Published

SPAIN RELENTS AND ALLOWS PRISONS REPORT TO BE PUBLISHED

Spain has now agreed to the publication of the most recent report into the
inspection of Police Stations and Prisons by the European Committee for the
Prevention of Torture (CPT).

Following an exchange of correspondence with the CPT the Celtic League expressed
its concern that the report following a visit in September 2007 had not been
published (see link):

https://groups.yahoo.com/group/celtic_league/message/3572

The full report with the Spanish government’s response has now been published
and can be found on the CPT website at:

https://www.cpt.coe.int/documents/esp/2011-11-inf-eng.htm#_Toc288037559

It is normal for these reports to be published approximately eighteen months
after the CPT visit.

In this instance there is no explanation why publication took almost four years
however the Celtic League believe its interest in the issue was more than a
passing embarrassment to the Spanish government!

J B Moffatt (Mr)
Director of Information
Celtic League

05/04/11

The Celtic League has branches in the six Celtic Countries. It works
to promote cooperation between these countries and campaigns on a
broad range of political, cultural and environmental matters. It highlights
human rights abuse, monitors all military activity and focuses on
socio-economic issues.

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