News & Announcements
(6 November 2012) PRI is currently recruiting for a consultant to research and draft a publication on Sharia law and the death penalty for a three month contract.
(30 October 2012) PRI's Programme Development Director, Nikhil Roy, will add an international perspective to this year's AMIMB conference which focuses on prisoner rehabilitation and reintegration into society.
A full report of the joint PRI/UNICEF conference held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on 21 September on Violence against Children in Juvenile Justice Systems is now available.
(24 October 2012) Yesterday's report by the UN Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Juan Mendéz, to the 3rd Committee of the UN General Assembly in New York, concludes that there is.
ASTANA, KAZAKHSTAN - On 24 October 2012, PRI will hosting a conference in Astana on the theme: ‘Reducing the spread of tuberculosis in the penitentiary and post-penitentiary sphere’.
(23 October 2012) The 3rd Committee of UN General Assembly adopted the draft Principles and Guidelines on Access to Legal Aid in Criminal Justice Systems last week.
Discussion at tomorrow's event will focus on the extent to which the imposition and implementation of the death penalty comply with international standards and addressing remaining protection gaps and discrepancies.
(22 October 2012) PRI's Chairman, David Daubney, will today deliver a statement to the Interparliamentary Union's 127th Assembly highlighting discrimination against women in criminal justice systems.
(18 October 2012) This five-day training programme on holistic rehabilitation for survivors of torture is now available as two manuals in both English and Russian.
(15 October 2012) PRI Central Asia's Azamat Shambilov was interviewed as part of a Channel Eurasia feature on popular opinion on the death penalty in Kazakstan on World Day Against the Death Penalty last week. Click here to view it (in Russian).
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Factsheets on Penal Reform International's projects, promoting alternatives to imprisonment and justice for children and vulnerable groups of prisoners, can be found by browsing on the 'Themes' or 'Worldwide' pages. NB You may not be able to download PDFs using Google Chrome - please use another browser.
Children in detention facilities around the world are at a higher risk of violence than virtually all other children.
PRI Project: Reform of criminal legislation in Kazakhstan