A ranking of countries by the number of prisoners has been compiled

Photo: Unsplash A ranking of countries by the number of prisoners has been compiled In the city-state in Italy on the territory of the Vatican Rome, which is the seat of the Pope, there is not a single prisoner. Representatives of the Istanbul Academy of Criminal Law analyzed statistics on the number of people behind […]

Two inmates in a Swedish prison took hostages and demanded a helicopter and pizza

According to the sources of the publication, the prisoners are 30-year-old Isak Dewit and 24-year-old Haned Mohamed Abdullahi, who were sentenced to 18 years in prison for murder in 2016 and 2019. Abdullahi awaits deportation after serving his sentence. The police announced a special operation with the involvement of additional resources and special units. A […]

Van Quickenborne wants prison staff to give priority to …

Minister of Justice Vincent Van Quickenborne (Open VLD) wants prison staff to be vaccinated against the corona virus as a priority. The unions already submitted a strike notice earlier Friday to obtain it. The issue will be discussed on Monday at the inter-ministerial consultation between the Ministers of Health. The wardens’ unions submitted a strike […]

Overcrowded prisons: a remedy in view for prisoners held in conditions

What remedies do detainees have when they are incarcerated in undignified conditions? According to the Minister of Justice, 849 of them sleep on a mattress on the ground. In October 2020, the Constitutional Council censured an article of the Code of Criminal Procedure which hampered the appeals of people placed in pre-trial detention in degrading […]

Iran sentenced American businessman to ten years in prison for espionage

Iranian authorities sentenced Emad Sharghi, an Iranian-American businessman, to ten years in prison on charges of espionage. This is reported by the TV channel with reference to a friend of the convict’s relatives. NBC News. According to a family friend, Mr. Shargi was summoned to court on November 30 last year, where he was immediately […]

Jailer suspended after counter-terrorism reported him as ‚Äúdangerous …

Justice has immediately denied a jailer access to the prison. The reason is a warning from the security forces that the man is a “potentially dangerous extremist” with the intention “to use force.” Justice has already warned several times this year for the growing threat from the extreme right corner. The person concerned has been […]

Maintenance of visiting rooms in prisons

When the virus enters the walls of a prison, it is very difficult to get rid of it, does not hide Wilfried Fonck, national secretary of the union of prison guards Ufap-Unsa. In recent days, the administration penitentiary identified 431 positive cases among staff (against 287 a week earlier) and 171 among detainees (117 a […]

Maintenance of visiting rooms in prisons

When the virus enters the walls of a prison, it is very difficult to get rid of it, does not hide Wilfried Fonck, national secretary of the union of prison guards Ufap-Unsa. In recent days, the administration penitentiary identified 431 positive cases among staff (against 287 a week earlier) and 171 among detainees (117 a […]

Maintenance of visiting rooms in prisons

When the virus enters the walls of a prison, it is very difficult to get rid of it, does not hide Wilfried Fonck, national secretary of the union of prison guards Ufap-Unsa. In recent days, the administration penitentiary identified 431 positive cases among staff (against 287 a week earlier) and 171 among detainees (117 a […]