Your reliable source of information dealing with mental health in war and conflict areas.
European Committee for the Prevention of Torture
The Convention provides non-judicial preventive machinery to protect detainees. It is based on a system of visits by the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT). The Secretariat of the CPT forms part of the Council of Europes Directorate General of Human Rights.
(also in French)
Updated February 7, 2003.