Annual Reports

The Report of the National Preventive Mechanism 2017

The task entrusted to the National Preventive Mechanism, as a part of the global system of prevention of torture, is to identify risk factors of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment and follow up on them, and elaborate recommendations aimed at eradicating these factors.

To this end, in the reporting period, the Special Preventive Group visited the following establishments: 34 visits to 8 penitentiary establishments; 9 visits to 5 psychiatric establishments; 9 visits to 9 small family type homes for children; 9 visits to 9 homes for children run by religious denominations;3 45 visits to 45 police divisions; 21 visits to 19 TDIs; and there were 6 focus group meetings with lawyers and NGOs working in the regions of Georgia. Temporary Accommodation centre of Migrants was visited once; and 5 joint operations related to returning migrants from the EU countries were monitored.

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