News & Announcements
(4 April 2013) Last month former Guardian journalist Malcolm Dean helped to train 25 journalists in Kazakhstan on current issues in criminal justice reform, the current situation in Kazakhstan’s prisons, strategies for good journalism and successful techniques for bringing criminal justice and human rights to public attention.
PRI and the Foundation for Human Rights Initiative in Uganda have made a submission to the UN Secretary General on the status of the death penalty since April 2012.
(8 March 2013) PRI and the Association for the Prevention of Torture publish a guide to help bodies monitoring places of detention incorporate a gender perspective into their work and address the prevention of violence against women and girls in detention.
(27 March 2013) PRI's PPA Coordinator Jo Honeybone reports from a vist to the Sahyog De-addiction Centre in Delhi where since it was founded in 2011, 300 children from 8 to 18 years in conflict with the law have come for rehabilitation and vocational training.
(26 March 2013) Last week's international colloquium on juvenile justice in New Delhi raised a number of topical issues concerning the treatment of children in criminal justice systems, including the minimum age of criminal responsibility.
(25 March 2013) At the Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Quito, Ecuador, an interesting panel discussion is taking place on "The legalisation of drugs: Can it help curb organised crime?"