When detained, the guards and the administration of the investigation prison must not treat you in an inhumane or degrading way. They must not use excessive physical force against you or mistreat you in any other way. You have the right to humane conditions in the place where you are staying, medical help, as well as the right to communicate with the outside world.

About this section

This section of the Guide will explain the kinds of treatment and conditions which should be ensured and when an absence of these could lead to a violation of your human rights.

Human Rights Guide

A European platform for human rights education