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Human Dignity and Public Security

Human Dignity and Public Security

Statement on the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

On the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights (BIM) highlights the need to increase efforts to effectively implement standards preventing torture and other forms of ill-treatment worldwide. Giuliana Monina adresses current issues in her statement.

Monitoring Prison Violence: A series of 3 online expert meetings, Part 3

Monitoring Prison Violence: A series of 3 online expert meetings, Part 3

Preventing and responding to all forms of intimidation and violence in places of detention is primarily a State responsibility. The safety of prisoners, staff, service providers and visitors must be ensured at all times. For instance, if prison staff fail to act with due diligence to prevent violence between prisoners, this may result in torture or ill-treatment. However, most forms of violence (self-directed, against other prisoners, against prison staff and vice versa) occur regularly in prisons across the EU.

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Monitoring Prison Violence: A series of 3 online expert meetings, Part 2

Monitoring Prison Violence: A series of 3 online expert meetings, Part 2

Preventing and responding to all forms of intimidation and violence in places of detention is primarily a State responsibility. The safety of prisoners, staff, service providers and visitors must be ensured at all times. For instance, if prison staff fail to act with due diligence to prevent violence between prisoners, this may result in torture or ill-treatment.
However, most forms of violence (self-directed, against other prisoners, against prison staff and vice versa) occur regularly in prisons across the EU.

Details
Location: 
online

Monitoring Prison Violence: A series of 3 online expert meetings, Part 1

Monitoring Prison Violence: A series of 3 online expert meetings, Part 1

Preventing and responding to all forms of intimidation and violence in places of detention is primarily a State responsibility. The safety of prisoners, staff, service providers and visitors must be ensured at all times. For instance, if prison staff fail to act with due diligence to prevent violence between prisoners, this may result in torture or ill-treatment.
However, most forms of violence (self-directed, against other prisoners, against prison staff and vice versa) occur regularly in prisons across the EU.

Details
Location: 
online

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