News & Announcements
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?"
(25 March 2013) At the end of last week, the UN Human Rights Council adopted a resolution without a vote (so with consensus), calling for a panel debate at the Council on children of parents sentenced to death or executed.