Anti-torture body recommends new prison in Greenland

Anti-torture body recommends new prison in Greenland


Greenlandic prisoners currently being held in Denmark should be given the opportunity to be moved back to their own country, if only prison facilities were available, a new report has said.

The report, published by the Council of Europe’s committee for the prevention of torture and inhumane and degrading treatment (CPT) has said that, while prison conditions in Greenland, an autonomous north Atlantic island under the Danish crown, are “adequate”, more facilities need to ...


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