Resources listing

Guidelines

Manual for probation officers in Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

This Manual is intended for Kyrgyz probation officers and employees of the penitentiary systems of the Republic of Tajikistan and the Republic of Uzbekistan engaged in execution of punishments not related to imprisonment and other measures of criminal law. Particular attention in this manual is paid to international standards of work to ensure the rights […]

Languages: Russian

Annual Report

Annual Report 2020

PRI’s Annual Report outlines the impact of our work and achievements in 2020 nationally, regionally and internationally. Highlights in 2020 included: Publication of the Global Prison Trends Report 2020, in partnership with the Thailand Institute of Justice (our annual flagship publication); When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, PRI respond swiftly, releasing analysis and recommendations on the effects of the […]

Languages: English

Report

Prison health care: Paths to improvement

This report has been developed in the context of the current transfer of the penitentiary health care system in Kazakhstan from the Ministry of Internal Affairs to the Ministry of Health. The report provides an overview of the experiences of other countries which have completed such a transfer, or are in the process of transferring. […]

Languages: Russian

Report

Baseline study on the penitentiary system of the Republic of Uzbekistan

This report ‘Strengthening the penitentiary system of the Republic of Uzbekistan: Legislation and practice’ presents the findings of baseline research examining the context of closed institutions in Uzbekistan, including governance structures, ongoing reform initiatives and trends in the rate of imprisonment. It includes a review of all relevant national policies and legislation on torture prevention […]

Languages: English, Russian

Report

The penitentiary system in the new reality: Report of online forum proceedings in Kazakhstan

On 8 July 2021, an International Online Forum “The Penitentiary System in the New Reality” was hosted in Kazakhstan, chaired by the Minister of Internal Affairs, Lieutenant General of the Police, Mr Yerlan Turgumbayev. About 150 participants, including representatives of state bodies, lawyers and national experts in the field of human rights, and heads of […]

Languages: English, Russian

Event

Event: COVID-19 in prisons: vaccinations and responses

At this side event to the 30th session of the UN Crime Commission, Penal Reform International, the WHO (Europe) Health in Prisons Programme (HIPP), and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) launch a new advocacy briefing explaining why people living and working in prisons should be included in national COVID-19 vaccination plans. 

Languages: English

Annual Report

Annual Report 2019

PRI’s Annual Report outlines the impact of our work and achievements in 2019 nationally, regionally and internationally. Highlights in 2019 included: Publication of the Global Prison Trends Report 2019, in partnership with the Thailand Institute of Justice (our annual flagship publication); PRI celebrated its 30th anniversary and launched its 2020-2023 strategy, alongside its new visual profile, which itself […]

Languages: English

Guidelines

Psychosocial rehabilitation of torture survivors: Guide for psychosocial professionals

This publication was developed and published within the framework of the project “Promoting human rights-based approach in reforming prison system in Tajikistan”, implemented by Penal Reform International jointly with the NGO “Society of Consultant Psychologists and Psychotherapists of the Republic of Tajikistan” and the Public Foundation “Legal Initiative” with the financial support of the Delegation […]

Languages: Russian, Tajik

Guidelines

Guide to comprehensive social rehabilitation for survivors of torture and their families

[Русский язык ниже] These guidelines are intended for practicing social workers providing social rehabilitation services to survivors of torture and/or other ill-treatment,as well as their family members, and includes a description of the stages of individual social support to the target group of beneficiaries from the moment of admission to the service until the completion […]

Languages: Russian