Growing Concern for Prison Overcrowding Among Human Rights Bodies

June 14, 2017 - 10:12am

"Torture and other forms of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment are prohibited in numerous international human rights instruments, but when do conditions of incarceration – such as overcrowding – cross the boundary from acceptable into ‘cruel or inhuman’ or even ‘torture’?"

Read more of this blog from Penal Reform International here.


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