Dr. Ákos Kozma Visits Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County Prison

In the framework of the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture (OPCAT) National Preventive Mechanism (NPM), the Ombudsman paid a visit to the Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County Prison on 29 July 2021, where he was received by Prison Major General, Prison Senior Counsellor János Schmehl, Deputy Commander for Security and Incarceration of the Hungarian Prison Service Headquarters and Prison Colonel, Prison Counsellor, acting commander of the institution József Kárdási.

During the visit, the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights was provided detailed information, among others, on the operation of the Nyíregyháza Prison and the current number of detainees.