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‘Imprisonment is expensive’ – breaking down the costs and impacts globally

In the third blog of our series exploring trends covered in Global Prison Trends 2020, Jeanne Hirschberger - researcher for the report - explains prison budgets. Jeanne details the levels of inadequate resourcing for prisons globally and the impact of this on the human rights of those detained.

Jeanne Hirschberger 24th July 2020


Coronavirus: Preventing harm and human rights violations in criminal justice systems

As governments around the world continue to navigate the global coronavirus pandemic, PRI’s new briefing considers how criminal justice systems are responding, how it is affecting people serving custodial and community sentences, and what action can be taken – now and in the longer term – to prevent harm and human rights violations.

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