Seen in the press

Read our selection of press reports about this country. This is a short description of prison conditions on a national scale. It gives an account of the preceding year’s events.

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Switzerland: nursing home behind prison bars

Wheelchairs, articulated beds, grab rails for showers and toilets: the infrastructure of the “60-plus” unit at the high-security prison in Lenzburg, north-western Switzerland, reveals the presence of older…

Source — Swissinfo

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Switzerland: dying in dignity behind bars

Swiss prisons were designed for 20-to-30-year-old offenders who are released after serving their sentences. However, the number of older inmates is steadily increasing.

Source — Swissinfo

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Switzerland: des élus vaudois veulent améliorer les conditions des femmes en prison

This article is not available in English. This article is available in the following versions: French

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Switzerland: un débat sur la réinsertion des prisonniers relancé

This article is not available in English. This article is available in the following versions: French

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