Date of the report
Author(s)Prison Insider

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Key sites

World Prison Brief : key numbers

Panama Ombudsman

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime : Implemented prison reform in Panama


Reports and Press Releases

Panama Ombudsman, Report on the visit to Punta Coco, 2015 (Spanish)

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Report on the use of Pre-trial Detention in the Americas, 2013

United Nations Human Rights Council, Universal Periodic Review, 8 July 2015

United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture, Press release following the visit to Punta Coco, 20 August 2015 (Spanish)

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Resolution following the visit to Punta Coco (Spanish)

Human Rights Clinic (Stanford University), "The Crisis Continues in Panama", October 2013 (Spanish)

U.S. State Department, Annual Report on Human Rights in Panama


"In this place" (En este lugar), stories from women in prison in Panama : testimonies and document

Portfolio Inside Panama's La Joya prison, 13 April 2016