The Council of Europe anti-torture committee (CPT) issued a report on Romania stating its concern about numerous credible allegations of ill-treatment by persons held in prisons, although it also points out significant progress in reducing such practice in police stations.

As reported by The Focus news agency, the CPT, which visited Romania in June 2014, received the most serious allegations from inmates held in high security conditions in the Arad and Oradea prisons. There are reports of bea...

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