Resources listing

Briefing

Life imprisonment: A policy briefing

This briefing assesses the use of life imprisonment as a global phenomenon, drawing on key findings from international research, and examines its use within the context of Goal 16 of the Sustainable Development Goals, the Nelson Mandela Rules and other international standards.

Languages: Arabic, English, French, Japanese, Russian

Report

A shared sentence: children of imprisoned parents in Uganda

Children of prisoners in Uganda and across Africa face severe disadvantages because of their parents' imprisonment. This research assesses how far Uganda has implemented a key new regional standard protecting their rights.

Languages: English, French

Report

Alternatives to the death penalty Information Pack

A short guide to the fundamental issues and arguments linked to introduction of alternative sanctions (such as long-term and life imprisonment) following abolition of the death penalty.

Languages: English, French, Russian

Report

Death Penalty Information Pack

A short accessible guide to the fundamental issues and arguments around the abolition of the death penalty.

Languages: English, French, Russian