Well over three million people are held in pre-trial detention and other forms of remand imprisonment throughout the world, according to the latest edition of the World Pre-trial/Remand Imprisonment List (WPTRIL), published today by the Institute for Crime & Justice Policy Research at Birkbeck, University of London.
We are compiling a list of news articles, guidance and other resources from around the world on COVID-19 and prisons. This will be updated regularly.
Together with two American experts, Dr Jeff Morenoff (University of Michigan at Ann Arbor) and Dr Nazgol Ghandnoosh (the Sentencing Project), Catherine discussed the evidence concerning imprisonment and its consequences for rehabilitation, recidivism, deterrence and health.
ICPR has today published the French translation of the 3rd Edition of A Human Rights Approach to Prison Management: Handbook for Prison Staff (Gérer les prisons dans le respect des droits de l’homme)