EUROPRIS recently carried out a non-representative survey among its members. Twelve countries, mainly from northern and north-western Europe, took part in the survey. From the EPEA’s point of view, a positive result can be seen from the responses: the right … Continue reading
ODIHR, along with PRI have made a new publication, which provides a tailored guidance to detention monitors – including National Preventive Mechanism (NPMs), National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) and civil society – and on human rights risks arising in preventing … Continue reading
5th EuroPris Annual Conference and General Meeting: On 13th June the EuroPris Conference and Annual General Meeting will take place in Zaandam, Netherlands. The event is co-hosted by the Dutch Custodial Institutions Agency. The conference in the morning will have presentations of … Continue reading
On April 2016, Europris gave space to underline the critical Health-care conditions in French prisons. In particular, according to the report of the Human Rights Watch, there are thousands of men and women with psychosocial disabilities in prisons are at … Continue reading
On April 2016, Europris shed light on the prisoner’s appeal against Lausanne-based Federal Court. He complained of being held in the famously overcrowded Champ-Dollon prison under inhumane conditions for 136 days. The case will now have to be re-examined by … Continue reading
On April 2016, Europris publicized the goal reached by the Irish prison management and proudly announced by the Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald. The reduction in assaults has been attributed to several factors including a 20pc reduction in prisoner numbers. The … Continue reading
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