On the occasion of International Romani Day, we want to share some conclusions from our latest report on discrimination against Roma people in the Spanish criminal justice system.
New evidence has come to light in the trial of the five Carabinieri accused of killing Stefano Cucchi, who died of his injuries while hospitalised in jail in Rome.
The Court of Rome has upheld the right to health and a dignified existence even for serious offenders, ruling that revoking the provision of assistance to these offenders is unconstitutional.
The study reports clear violations of the fundamental right to equality and non-discrimination, revealing that criminal justice systems are likely to be ineffective and unreliable when they allow different treatment for different groups.
Some people say that the statute of limitations is a way to escape justice, while others think that it is a way to escape delays in justice.
Liberties member Antigone agrees with the Committee for the Prevention of Torture's critical report of Italy for overcrowding in the country's prisons, as well for the many cases of ill treatment and the excessive use of solitary confinement.
A new study reveals that suspects don't understand their rights and, as a result, can't enjoy them effectively.
In the first three months of 2017 alone, more than a dozen inmates in Italian penitentiaries took their lives.
At the end of March, the Italian ombudsman for the rights of people imprisoned or deprived of their personal freedom has presented his first annual report to the Chamber of Deputies. By visiting and monitoring...
Rights International Spain has carried out an investigation within the framework of a European project which has culminated in a report that points out serious deficiencies in the compliance with the Procedural Directives related to juveniles.