Guinea: child victims of “punitive justice”
How can the rights of prisoners be upheld in an inadequate justice system?
A lack of adequate measures, trained professionals, and access to information: these are some of the obstacles to improving the penitentiary system in Guinea.
Nordine Drici is the founder of ND Consultance, a legal consultancy firm. For more than 20 years, he has worked on cases regarding the rights of prisoners around the world. In celebration of Nelson Mandela International Day, he published a study entitled “Access to justice and issues on the prison system in Guinea during the political transition” (Accès à la justice et questions carcérales en Guinée à l’aune de la transition politique) as part of a training programme (under the RESPECT project) that he provided for Lawyers Without Borders (Avocats Sans Frontières France, ASF) in Guinea. Prison Insider asks him three questions.