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Useful links

Reports.

  • The report by the Sociedad de Criminología Latinoamericana on the effects of the coronavirus in Latin American prisons

  • Summaries of LEASUR on the coronavirus in Chile prisons: March, April and May

  • The report from Venezuelan association Une ventana a la Libertad on the first 50 days of quarantine in the remand detention centres.

  • The report from the University of Andes Journalism School regarding the La Modeloprison riot on the 21 March

Appeals and recommendations.

  • The recommendations for the Latin American authorities on the treatment of women prisoners during the pandemic, produced by the Centro de Estudios y Acción por la Justicia -CEA (Mexico), Justicia-Asociación Civil (Mexico), and the Psychology Department of Chili University

  • The press release of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the conditions of detention in Latin America

  • The resolution adopted by the Inter-American Human Rights Commission to establish standards and make recommendations to member States

  • The Chilean NGO LEASUR proposed an action plan and recommendations to national and international authorities.

  • The call from Corpora en Libertad to consider the effect of the pandemic on LGBTI+ detainees.

  • The opinion piece by Nathalie Alvarado (coordinator of the Inter-American Development Bank’s “Citizen Security and Justice” focus area) on the importance of keeping the coronavirus out of prisons.

  • The press release from Human Rights Watch on Latin America

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