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Country Situations Mar 04, 2014

Germany: Head of the anti-torture agency steps down

News Sep 11, 2012 - The head of the National Agency for the Prevention of Torture, Hansjoerg Geiger, resigned from his post due to a lack of financial

Germany: CPT publishes report on periodic visit

News Feb 23, 2012 - On Wednesday 22 February, the Council of Europe's Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) published the report on its visit to Germany

Germany: Child murderer receives compensation for torture threat by police

News Aug 05, 2011 - A German court has awarded 3,000 € to the convicted child murderer Magnus Gaefgen, 36, after the police threatened him with “unimaginable pain”

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Atlas of Torture Project

Final Comparative Report published