Existence of each country presumes a usage of compulsion which includes administrative, criminal procedural, disciplinary etc. types. Conditions, procedure, provisions and applications of compulsory measures are determined in the international and national legal acts. Detention is a criminal procedural compulsory measurerelated to the deprivation of liberty. Adetained person is isolated for a certain time being sustained in special conditions. This creates a risk that detained person’s dignity can be humiliated. This paper aims analysis of a current situation relatedto the rights of detained person, done in the light of recommendations provided by the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment of Punishment followingimplementation of human rights in places of detentionin European states.