Resources listing


Coronavirus: Healthcare and human rights of people in prison

PRI briefing note issued on 16 March 2020 on the situation of the outbreak of a novel form of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and prevention measures in prisons and wider impacts of responses to governments on people in criminal justice systems.

Languages: Arabic, English, Russian, Spanish


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


Voice of the Child: Central Asia survey 2015

Findings of a second survey of 382 children held in 21 closed institutions (policy custody, detention centres and social care institutions) in three Central Asian countries: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.

Languages: English, Russian