Prisoners’ rights

Women imprisoned. Lessons to inform the UDHR at 70

27 Mar 2019

By Marianne Bevan. There is a striking similarity in the experiences of women in prisons around the world. Their pathways into prison are generally characterised by high rates of trauma and abuse,...

Remembering Nelson Mandela – Prisoners’ Rights in Canada

12 Oct 2018

By Vicki Prais. Nelson Mandela’s 27 year imprisonment on Robben Island is a stark reminder that the protection of prisoners’ rights remains an ongoing and vital concern in every society.