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Visits

On May 25th, 2018, the National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) visited the „Sremcica“ Institution for Children and Youth. In order to prevent torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishments, NPM team monitored the treatment of beneficiaries, accommodation conditions in which they are staying, the provision of health care, and special attention was paid to the application of restriction measures to beneficiaries in the Institution.

On may 17th and 18th, 2018, the National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) visited the Regional Center for Border Police (RCGP) to Bulgaria and reception centers for migrants in Dimitrovgrad, Pirot and Divljana. The aim of these visits was to monitor the actions of the competent authorities regarding the previously addressed recommendations of the NPM and to review the current situation in the visited institutions regarding the position of migrants and the conditions in which they are staying.

During the visit, the officials of all visited institutions have achieved full cooperation with the NPM team.

On may 17th and 18th, 2018, the National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) visited the Regional Center for Border Police (RCGP) to Bulgaria and reception centers for migrants in Dimitrovgrad, Pirot and Divljani. The aim of these visits was to monitor the actions of the competent authorities regarding the previously addressed recommendations of the NPM and to review the current situation in the visited institutions regarding the position of migrants and the conditions in which they are staying.

During the visit, the officials of all visited institutions have achieved full cooperation with the NPM team.

On May 3rd and 4th of 2018, the National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) visited the Preševo, Bujanovac, Vranje and Bosilegrad Reception Centers. In the course of the visits, the NPM team was introduced to the current situation in the Centers and the treatment of the migrants who are placed here, as well as to the measures taken by the competent authorities regarding the previously addressed recommendations of the NPM.

The officers of the visited Reception Centers have achieved full cooperation with the NPM team.

The National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) team visited the District Prison and the Police Department in Užice on April 19 and 20, 2018.

During the visit to the District Prison, the team conducted interviews with the government and the officers of the Institution and all persons deprived of liberty and visited the dormitories and other rooms for the accomodation of persons. The visit to the Police Department was aimed at monitoring the acting upon the recommendations made after the previous NPM visit, and the team visited the room for retention of citizens and conducted interviews with the police officers.

All officials of the visited institutions cooperated with the NPM and enabled it to fulfill it's mandate.