Hot shower twice a week at most, modest portions of food and lack of professional staff working with prisoners to change their attitude – this is the current situation after the austerity measures of previous governments in Czech prisons. Criticize not only condemned, but also Czech Helsinki Committee and the Committee against Torture of the Council of Europe (CPT). The situation in the prison system were also discussed by the Government Council for Human Rights in June 2014, and submitted to the Government a draft measure to change. Proposal to the government but yet unsolved.
“The possibility of showering every day is not a high standard, it should be standard. Especially for women during menstruation this situation, bordering the humiliation of human dignity, and it is not part of the sentence, even if it is part of the public welcomed. Food should be of sufficient quality and sufficient to impair the health status of prisoners. Also, do not think that extras are listening to the radio. What most of us but the severity is the lack of professional staff in prisons, which works with prisoners and lack of social curators, who assist people released from prison to return to society. In a state where a curator at the falls of up to 180 redundancies are unacceptable. “Explained the director of the Committee Lucie Rybová in Radiožurnál radio some comments CHC.