null Commissioner for Fundamental Rights Visits Pálhalma National Prison

On 17 November 2022, Dr. Ákos Kozma and his staff members conducted an on-site inspection at the Pálhalma National Prison in the framework of the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture (OPCAT) National Preventive Mechanism (NPM). 


The Ombudsman was received by Prison Major General, Deputy Director General for Finance and IT of the Hungarian Prison Service Headquarters Tamás Farsang, as well as Prison Colonel, Prison Commander József Kárdási. The Commissioner for Fundamental Rights was provided detailed information, among others, on the operation of the Pálhalma National Prison and the work of the staff serving there. 

The Commissioner for Fundamental Rights will draw up a report about the visit.