France : les détenus condamnés pour terrorisme peuvent demander un aménagement de peine
Europe Access to legal rights Justice France
North America United StatesFor an NBC News series shedding light on the nation’s criminal justice system, TODAY’s Craig Melvin travels to California’s Salinas Valley State Prison to learn about its Camp Grace program. The wives of two incarcerated men say the summer camp is offering inmates a chance at redemption.
Source — TodayRead more
North America Alternatives United StatesIt is sometimes said that we can’t be what we cannot see, so are we able to imagine a world without jails and prisons? The U.S. is the world’s leader in incarceration. But how and where would we even begin to dismantle this enormous so-called prison-industrial complex, and what are the real solutions…
Source — TruthoutRead more
Europe Mental health United KingdomChildren who have a parent in prison may be more than twice as likely as other kids to have depression, attention problems and conduct disorders by the time they reach adolescence, a U.S. study suggests.
Source — London South EastRead more
Oceania AustraliaNSW prison inmates who had been previously cured of Hepatitis C were being reinfected up to three times, the ice inquiry has heard.
Source — The Sydney Morning HeraldRead more
Germany: los 'menús de pena' que se sirven en las cárceles
Asia PhilippinesThe president fired the government’s top prison official amid outcry over a mass prisoner release.
Source — The DiplomatRead more
USA: New York plan to close notorious prison clears hurdle
North America United States
Nigeria: miles de niños ilegalmente detenidos, acusados de yihadistas
France: à Fleury-Mérogis, huit détenus formés pour empêcher les suicides en prison
Europe Suicide France
Mexico: el fin de Topo Chico, la tenebrosa y violenta prisión cerrará sus puertas
Central America and the Caribbean Violence Mexico
UK: Big rise in assault and self-harm incidents at Highpoint Prison prompts call for the number of people in prison to be reduced
Facilities United KingdomHMP Haverigg is set to double in size after becoming an open prison, Ministry of Justice bosses have announced.
Source — The MailRead more
Venezuela: el horror detrás de las rejas, un diagnóstico sobre la situación carcelaria en el país
South America Venezuela