Global Prison Trends 2020
PRI’s flagship publication Global Prison Trends, published alongside the Thailand Institute of Justice, published at a crucial time as prisons worldwide are being pushed to breaking point by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Short Guide to the Nelson Mandela Rules (revised Standard Minimum Rules)
Summarises the 122 Rules of the Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners which were revised by the UN in 2015.
Mental health in prison: A short guide for prison staff
The guide seeks to help prison staff understand and respond appropriately to the mental health needs of adult prisoners.
2020-2023 Strategy for Penal Reform International
This year PRI is celebrating 30 years of accomplishments in developing and promoting fair and effective criminal justice systems across the world. Today, we set our trajectory for the coming decade, launching our new strategy for 2020-2023.
Is a prison sentence always the solution?
A new short animated film from PRI, looking at the damaging impact of the unnecessary use of imprisonment around the world and making the case for greater use of non-custodial measures.