Liban : Des proches de détenus manifestent devant la prison militaire de Rihanié
Middle East Justice Lebanon
Liban : Les prisonniers de Roumieh s'automutilent pour alerter sur la détérioration de leur situation
Middle East Health Mental health Material conditions Lebanon
Liban : Dans la plus grande prison du Liban, manger devient un luxe
Middle East Material conditions Lebanon
Middle East Health Mental health AfghanistanThe drug users are being treated by governmental institutions in cooperation with private sector companies.
Pre-trial detention Women Minors Foreign prisoners Middle East LGBTQI Long-term prisoners Access to legal rights Discipline Justice Health Mental health Material conditions Suicide Overcrowding Death penalty Torture Violence Activities Social ties Work LebanonAll there is to know about Lebanese prisons in 2022. Key figures, life in detention, references: discover all the data gathered by Prison Insider.
Pre-trial detention Middle East Material conditions Overcrowding LebanonIn 2011, Lebanon had 24 prisons and Haitham Moussawi was the only Lebanese photographer to visit all of them.
Équateur : des bains de sang dans les prisons, le gouvernement impuissant
Central America and the Caribbean Drugs Violence Ecuador
Cameroun : l’épidémie de choléra dans les prisons inquiète l’opposition
Africa Health Material conditions Cameroon
Iran : des détenus malades qu’on abandonne
Middle East Health Material conditions Iran
Salvador : des arrestations massives dans le cadre de la guerre contre les gangs
South America Drugs Violence
Europe Justice Material conditions Facilities PolandA delegation of the Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) carried out a periodic visit to Poland from 21 March to 1 April 2022. It was the Committee’s seventh periodic visit to this country.
LGBTQI Violence Social ties United StatesXandan is incarcerated at Lane Murray Unit, a state prison located in Texas. He tells us how a typical day goes by.
Europe Access to legal rights Discipline Mental health Drugs Material conditions United KingdomEngland and Wales are two constituent countries of the United Kingdom. While their health, justice and prison policies fall under common legislation, their prison health services differ.
Europe Access to legal rights Discipline Mental health Drugs Material conditions SwitzerlandIn Switzerland, people declared not criminally responsible are subject to therapeutic measures. In 2018, there were nearly 960 people subject to therapeutic measures. Nearly 60% of people subject to in-patient treatment are placed in prison.
Europe Access to legal rights Discipline Mental health Drugs Material conditions SpainThere are 17 autonomous communities in Spain. Criminal legislation applies to the entire country. The Catalonia region is responsible for managing its own prisons. Thus, two different government administrations oversee the penitentiary system.
Europe Access to legal rights Discipline Mental health Drugs Material conditions NetherlandsBoth in its European and overseas territories, care in prisons is administered by the Ministry of Justice. Around 60% of prisoners present with at least one mental disorder. Prisoners suffering from severe disorders have to be placed in Extra Care Facilities (Extra Zorgvoorziening, EZV) present in…
FranceThe French National Union for Families and Friends of People Suffering Mental Illness and/or Psychological Disability (Unafam) offers several approaches that could improve the treatment of people with mental illness who have committed offences. The European Court of Human Rights and the European Co…
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Europe Access to legal rights Mental health Drugs Material conditions SuicideMore than 40 % of prisoners in Italy suffer from at least one mental disorder, about 30% in Spain, 35% in England, and 60% in the Netherlands. Does prison make you go mad? This is no doubt true for some. Prison Insider provides an overview of practices in eight countries.