France: aux élections municipales, les détenus ne pourront pas voter en prison
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France: les détenus de la prison de Bois-d’Arcy lancent leur propre chaîne de télé
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Culture North America Justice Activities Alternatives Rehabilitation United StatesAt the age of seventeen, Chris Wilson is sentenced to life without parole. In prison, he formulates what he calls a “master plan”. The document sets his project for self-improvement and draws the way to changing his life. He serves 16 years before being freed. And reading books was a great deal. Read more
UK: women released from prison nearly three times less likely to be in employment on release than men
Women Europe Rehabilitation United KingdomA new briefing, Working It Out, published today by the Prison Reform Trust and Working Chance, reveals that fewer than one in 20 women (4%) were in employment six weeks after release from prison, compared with over one in 10 men (11%).
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South Africa: prisons are the 'worst places', offer 'no rehab', says fees must fall activist Kanya Cekeshe
Africa Rehabilitation South AfricaBut Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe says he hopes to empower prisoners and help them gain more rights.
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North America Justice Rehabilitation United StatesMembers of a task force studying how people’s criminal records negatively impact their lives after prison have produced dozens of recommendations for mitigating this harm, including remedies for housing and employment discrimination.
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France: Arras: une nouvelle prison basée sur la réinsertion par le travail
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France: le suivi des "longues peines" qui ont commis des infractions sexuelles
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Europe Justice Overcrowding Alternatives Rehabilitation FranceWith more and more prisoners and a substantial recidivism rate, prison does not succeed in protecting society. Although reintegration is one of the missions of the prison administration, it is not considered to be of vital importance. Why? Read more
Turkey: radicalisation en prison, l'ONU en quête de solutions
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Brazil: la Fashion Week entre en prison à Sao Paulo
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Europe Long-term prisoners Rehabilitation FranceRoland spent 15 years in prison. He looks back on his journey for Prison Insider Read more
Europe Discipline Rehabilitation FranceThis article is not available in English. If you wish, you can consult the French version.
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France : isoler ou "réinsérer" ? Le dilemme de la prison face aux personnes impliquées dans des affaires de terrorisme
Europe Discipline Rehabilitation Religion FranceThis article is not available in English. If you wish, you can consult the French version.
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North America Long-term prisoners Health Rehabilitation United StatesSarah Bones meets Earl, who has spent the past 50 of his 75 years behind bars. Read more
Access to legal rights Discipline Oceania Rehabilitation AustraliaThe Melbourne barrister and human rights advocate Julian Burnside has warned politicians that tightening bail and parole laws at the expense of a right to justice and freedoms “is to hand victory to terrorists”. His comments follow an announcement from the prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, on Friday…
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