We must not forget that the rights of people in detention, which are recognized in the Criminal Procedure Act, are still in force and cannot be restricted in any way as a result of the state of alarm.
In a Romanian prison, access to secondary education was refused for an inmate based on cost arguments. Read the takeaways of the related ECHR case about guaranteeing access to education for people in the penitentiary system.
Despite evidence of its damaging effects and the many promising alternatives that exist, immigration detention is expanding in Europe.
A new report by Human Rights Watch accuses the EU of supporting Libya’s anti-migrant policies, which are contributing to a cycle of “extreme abuse”, including arbitrary detention, torture, sexual violence, extortion...
Criminal activity has not increased. The number of foreign detainees is decreasing. The measures adopted to foster the inclusion of foreigners are showing results.
A new study by Liberties member the Human Rights Monitoring Institute finds ongoing issues with the application of the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) in Lithuania.
Two Italian lawyers are teaming up with a civilian-led organisation to solve a case of suspected murder at a police station in Germany.
A year after his first visit, Italy's national guarantor of the rights of people deprived of liberty went back to Lampedusa and uncovered the same intolerable living conditions that he had previously reported.
The European Committee for the Prevention of Torture has just published the report on its visit to Lithuania. Even though fewer and fewer people find themselves in detention, many convicts and detainees are still held...
The United Nations Committee against Torture has adopted its concluding observations on Italy’s situation and recognised many of the issues submitted by Liberties member Antigone in its report.