The project titled ‘Youth engagement for conscious citizenship’ aimed to raise awareness of youth in secondary and higher education about select topics of democracy and human rights. The education materials prepared by the project partners (Átlátszó.
Ill-treatment has been prohibited by international and regional instruments and conventions for many decades. Yet torture and other forms of inhuman or degrading treatment at the hands of state officials, and particularly those engaged in the criminal justice systems of member states, continue to feature in many European countries. It also appears that the frequency of ill-treatment is not declining.