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Human Dignity and Public Security

Human Dignity and Public Security

From law to practice: Strengthening procedural rights in police custody (ProRPC)

The EU legal instruments in the area of procedural rights in criminal proceedings are an important source of minimum standards for protection against arbitrary detention, ill-treatment and other human rights violations throughout the EU. The project contributes to an effective and human rights-compliant application of EU procedural directives and thus to strengthening mutual trust in the legal systems of the Member States. The results of the project will help to develop initiatives to strengthen the practical implementation of the directives.

Conference on 'Prison Monitoring Methodologies for National Preventive Mechanisms', 3-4 November 2020

Konferenz zu 'Prison Monitoring Methodologies for National Preventive Mechanisms' (Methoden zur Überwachung von Gefängnissen für nationale Präventionsmechanismen)

The Hungarian Helsinki Committee in cooperation with the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights, Associazione Antigone and the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee has been hosting a virtual Conference on ‘Prison Monitoring Methodologies for National Preventive Mechanisms’ for EU NPMs, prison experts and researchers. The event is part of the EU Project ‘Working towards harmonized detention standards in the EU – the role of NPMs’.

Deprivation of liberty of children revisited - kick-off meeting and child participation seminar

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On 5 November 2020, as part of the Global Campus/RPLF BIM project, the internal kick-off meeting and seminar on child participation in the research process will take place. The meeting will take place online and bring together international and national child rights experts.


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Personal liberty of children in Austria revisited: Achieving impact through comprehensive national follow-up to the UN Global Study on Children deprived of Liberty

In 2019, the first UN Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty was published. The Study examined the compliance of states with international child rights standards on personal liberty of children and alternatives to its deprivation.

Online Workshop NPM Network: ‘Strengthening the prevention of torture in South-East Europe

On 12–13 October, the Ludwig Boltzmann Insitute of Fundamental and Human Rights will participate in the online workshop ‘Strengthening the prevention of torture in South-East Europe: Monitoring safeguards in the first hours of police custody’ hosted by the Croatian National Preventive Mechanism on the occasion of the Croatian Chairmanship of the South-East European NPM Network.
 

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APPEAL on the non-refoulement of the Iranian human rights activist Maryam Shariatmadari through Turkey to Iran, and on the release of the Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, who is imprisoned in Iran and in mortal danger

Aufruf zur Nichtabschiebung von Menschenrechtsaktivistin Maryam Shariatmadari und zur Freilassung Rechtsanwältin Nasrin Sotoudeh

The Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Human Rights strongly condemns the recent arrest of the Iranian human rights activist Maryam Shariatmadari, and at the same time urges the Islamic Republic of Iran to release the Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh from prison immediately. Please read the full appeal here.

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