Social ties Alternatives RehabilitationElectronic monitoring allows individuals to serve their sentence at home with their family. In practice, however, the experience of electronic monitoring is a difficult undertaking. Can one’s home become a prison? What impact does surveillance have on their loved ones? Investigation.
Africa Pre-trial detention Asia Access to legal rights Justice Drugs Alternatives RehabilitationWhat are the human and social costs of the recourse to imprisonment? This series explores the experiences of various civil society organisations, formerly incarcerated people, researchers and policy makers challenging the criminalisation of poverty, status or activism.
South America Europe Activities Alternatives RehabilitationMany initiatives are emerging as alternatives to the traditional prison, focusing on education rather than security. What is meant by education? How does it lead to change? Sergio Grossi answers our questions.
South America Europe Facilities Social ties Alternatives RehabilitationNew insights are arising concerning alternative forms of detention that are integrated into the community, small-scale and focused on the needs of individuals. This series explores experience from the field, ideas that remain on paper and the potential limits of “small-scale” detention.
Europe Justice Material conditions Facilities Overcrowding Alternatives FranceIn 2020, the French government was found to have violated the European Convention on Human Rights, due to demeaning detention conditions in French prisons. What is the state of affairs today? The National Human Rights Advisory Commission speaks on the issue.
Coronavirus Europe Foreign prisoners Overcrowding Alternatives Rehabilitation Work AustriaPrisons might be one of the most severely underreported spheres in our otherwise heavily investigated world. Journalist Sarah Yolanda Koss dives into Austrian prison issues.
Facilities Alternatives Rehabilitation Work FranceDetention villages, open prisons, small prisons: what is there to say? We asked geographer Olivier Milhaud three questions. For him, large prisons built outside of cities are “a disaster”.
Facilities Alternatives France“Quiet, we’re closed “ Marc Uhry thinks about the shrinking of freedom. Free rein on city, prison and confinement.
Material conditions Facilities Alternatives Work FranceDoes having a prison in a region represent a money-making venture? Does it generate jobs? Does it increase the total amount of funds granted to a municipality? The point of view of Isabelle Leroux.
Material conditions Facilities Social ties Alternatives RehabilitationHidden prison, modern prison, dilapidated prison, “open” prison: wall to wall, Prison Insider investigated the links between city and prison. In partnership with Rescaled, we gave a number of different people a space to share their point of view.
Ecuador: beneficios de prelibertad a favor de los presos tardan en otorgarse
South America Access to legal rights Justice Alternatives Ecuador
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Coronavirus Elderly prisoners Oceania Health Alternatives AustraliaICPR and Prison Insider asked several experts worldwide to share their insights in the framework of the project ‘Understanding and reducing the use of imprisonment in 10 countries’. Natasha Ginnivan discusses the ageing prison population in Australia.
North America Europe Discipline Justice AlternativesThe abolitionist movement is not well-known in France. Three texts, recently translated into French, have been assembled into one book on the subject.
Coronavirus Asia Overcrowding Alternatives MalaysiaWith Malaysia already facing an impending prison overcrowding issue where close to 70,000 are currently serving jail terms for various offences across the country, lawyer Sangeet Kaur Deo urged the government to stop sending movement control order (MCO) offenders to prison as it will only worsen th…
Asia Activities Alternatives Rehabilitation Work SingaporeThe recidivism rate in Singapore has dipped to an all-time low and more inmates are serving part of their jail term in the community, the Singapore Prison Service (SPS) said on Wednesday (Feb 3).
Luxembourg : "la prison reste le reflet de la société"
Europe Material conditions Overcrowding Social ties Alternatives Luxembourg
Canada : bannir les courtes peines de prison pour éviter des suicides
North America Pre-trial detention Justice Mental health Suicide Alternatives Canada
France: victimes et coupables face à face, la justice restaurative progresse
Europe Justice Alternatives France
Coronavirus Pre-trial detention Asia Access to legal rights Justice Overcrowding Social ties Alternatives PakistanA joint report by Amnesty International and the Justice Project Pakistan, Prisoners of the Pandemic─ The Right To Health, notes that the reduction of overcrowding in prisons during the first wave of the coronavirus epidemic was not undertaken, even the second wave was now upon us, and there was a r…
Women Access to legal rights Justice Social ties Alternatives FranceAre tougher criminal penalties the solution to ending violence against women? Gwenola Ricordeau says no.
France : journées nationales prison 2020
Culture Europe Alternatives France
Coronavirus North America Women Health Mental health Social ties Alternatives Rehabilitation CanadaIt is time to recognize alternatives to incarceration and radically rethink the prison system