Europe Long-term prisoners Rehabilitation FranceRoland spent 15 years in prison. He looks back on his journey for Prison Insider
Africa Justice Torture Violence TogoTogo is experiencing a serious socio-political crisis. Mistreatment and arbitrary arrests are on the rise. Here is the current situation.
Africa Material conditions MaliThis article is not available in English. If you wish, you can consult the French version.
South America Violence BrazilJust one day after his inauguration, Brazil’s right-wing populist President Jair Bolsonaro faced his first public-security crisis. On Jan. 2, prison gangs launched a terrorism campaign throughout Ceara state, paralyzing the capital city, Fortaleza. Although he has deployed federal troops, violence…
Oceania New ZealandThe International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) last week handed over its decade-long prison support programme aimed at improving prison management, infrastructure rehabilitation, food supply chain management and treatment of detained mental health patients, to the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correcti…
Central America and the Caribbean EcuadorThis article is not available in English. If you wish, you can consult the Spanish version.
Death penalty ViolenceWorldwide, there are 20,000 people sentenced to death. They are detained in countries that still use the death penalty like China, Iran, the United States, Japan, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia. Others are detained in countries that no longer use the death penalty, for instance Mauritania. These prison…
Central America and the Caribbean MexicoThis article is not available in English. If you wish, you can consult the Spanish version.