Ahead of the adoption of a list of issues prior to reporting for the review of Italy by the Committee against torture, the FIACAT and ACAT Italy have submitted an alternative report to share their concerns on the implementation of the Convention against torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

The report raised a number of issues related to the criminalization of torture, the national human rights institutions, the national preventive mechanism, the principle of non-refoulement, detention conditions and allegations of excessive use of force and torture by law enforcement officers.