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Council of Europe: European Prison Reform

19th February 2010

The Council of Europe European Prison Reform website provides a useful resource for anyone seeking to learn more about the operation of the Committee for the Prevention of Torture, the Commissioner for Human Rights and other related areas.

It provides a good compendium of fact sheets, statistics and information on the standards, figures and monitoring of the various European penal systems as well as articles on specific issues such as the abolition of the death penalty and 'secret detention'.

Visit the Council of Europe - European Prison Reform website.